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MrBoombastic | Aug 27, 2012 06:57 PM

Garlic, also known as allium sativum, is a famous and healthy species in the onion family. Almost everyone in the world uses garlic except Jains and Buddists.

Garlic is great because it can be eaten many ways. Garlic is at its best when it is sauted. Here are some tips about sauteing garlic. Never use oil that is too hot to saute garlic. Garlic doesnt have a lot of water and its usually chopped up small so it can burn very quickly. However, it is okay sometimes if the garlic slowly gets brown. Brown garlic is delicious! For Italian food, you dont let the garlic brown, but for some foods like Mexican you can let the garlic brown sometimes. It is a myth that garlic should not always be brown.

Do you like garlic? If so, how do you use garlic? If not, why dont you like garlic? Please dont say your a vampire, I wont believe you!

I would like to share the following garlic recipe.



Two large avocados
About 1/4 cup of chopped white onion
One garlic clove (optional)


In a mortar and pestle, pound the onion and garlic along with some course salt into a paste. If you do not have a mortar and pestle you can use a hammer for this step.
Peel the avocados. Cut them and half. Remove the core. Add the insides of the avocados to the mortar and pestle.
Pound the insides of the avocados into the paste so everything is all mixed up and kind of smooth but not too smooth. If you do not have a mortar and pestle you can just use your hands for this step.
Add enough salt that it tastes really good.

Now you have guacamole. Serve with corn chips or anything you like? You can also use the guacamole as an ingredient, for example, in a sandwich. If you like you can add some chopped up tomato to the guacamole or maybe a little lemon juice.

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