Pungent, sure, but garlic is an essential flavor. If you're craving it, Chowhounds know where to find the best garlic-centric eats, plus we've got discussions on cooking with garlic, storing it, and more.

Can You Cook with Sprouted Garlic?

As a species, we’ve been handling garlic for more than 7,000 years: Ancient Egyptians left it as an offering in tombs, Indians hung it from doors to ward off evil spirits, and as late...

Creamy Garlic Dressing Recipe? (Chicago style)

by tiffeecanoe 8 years ago

I miss the amazing creamy garlic salad dressings popular, or well, once popular, in Chicago restaurants, especially Italian. My all time favorite will always be from Tony & Lil's that used to be i...

botulism from garlic in olive oil?

by Kalyov 8 years ago

I have heard that you can create botulism from putting garlic in olive oil. Is that just making garlic infused oil? Or does the same risk appear if I want to use it in a soup? This is the recipe...

Fresh garlic in salad dressing

by musiclvr56 5 months ago

I prefer to use fresh garlic for health reasons - it releases allicin after it sits for about 15 minutes. The taste is too strong to use in my salad dressing. Is there something I could do to the ...

Is Pink Garlic Safe?

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by al b. darned 9 years ago

A friend gave me a ziplock bag of peeled garlic cloves which I tossed into the fridge. Well the migrated to the back and got lost. When I pulled them out I discovered they have turned pink. Does an...

how to keep roasted garlic

by ChrisKC 9 years ago

I'm not sure what I was thinking, but a couple days ago I roasted a head of garlic & only used a little.. Now I'm going out of town for a week,, is there a way to keep it? I thought about trying ...

Peeling garlic a week before planting

by Shrinkrap 4 years ago

I have the good fortune of being in Florence right now,and see the most amazing looking "Aglio Rosso" garlic at the market. I want to bring some home to grow, but you can only bring peeled cloves...

Is garlic salt iodized?

by Reston 7 years ago

My internet search did not give me an answer, and I don't feel like calling McCormick. Anybody know if it's iodized?

Can I re-roast garlic cloves?

by spock74 2 years ago

Here’s the thing, I just got an Instant Pot so of course I’m ooohing and aaahing over all of the “Did you know you could do X in this miracle device?!?!” post I come across. Fast forward to last ni...

Any recipes for sour (not dill, not garlic) pickles?

by labkfoodie 12 years ago

I'm looking for a recipe for something I've never seen in the stores: sour pickles that are neither dill nor garlic. Does anyone have a recipe? A quick version would be nice, too. Thanks!

How do you stop pickled garlic from turning blue? (Not a joke!)

by howard-2 17 years ago

Recipes for pickled garlic always have you put the garlic (peeled or unpeeled, whole or separated into cloves) into a solution of vinegar, sugar, water, and salt. Then you put something on top of ...

Onion & garlic turn green when sautéed!?

by specialk 12 years ago

While cooking a massive batch of black bean burritos bound for the freezer , I was sautéing garlic (20 cloves, crushed) and onions (4 large, minced) in olive oil in a Calphalon pan. While cooking...

A handful of garlic scapes

by nofunlatte 2 years ago

Eight, to be exact. I went to pick up some chickens at a local organic farm and one of the farmers gave me a handful to take along. What would you do with them? Add them when making a basil pesto (...

The End of HBI Garlic Powder?

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by al b. darned 7 years ago

I learned about high bulk index garlic powder (HBI) from Alton Brown a few years back when he used it on Good Eats. I first started buying it from The Spice House (www.thespicehouse.com). Suddenly,...

What happened to Costco's (and others) Garlic Olive Oil?

by MSK 2 years ago

I used to purchase California Olive Ranch Roasted Garlic Oil (EVOO) from Costco by the truckload. It's a good quality cooking oil with just enough infusion to add a nice flavor while cooking (with ...

Truffles taste/smell like garlic?

by phan1 12 years ago

Well, I bought some nice, good-quality, French white truffle oil. I take a whiff and the 1st thing that comes to mind is that it smells like garlic with a rubbery (but pleasantly so) after-smell. ...

Using a Vita Mix Blender to Make Lebanese Garlic Sauce

by Realist1 9 years ago

We have been purchasing Lebanese garlic sauce for several years. The person is no longer making it so we decided to try making it on our own. We were told that you need a high powered commercial bl...

Does anyone have a recipe for the garlic marinade from Versailles Cuban restaurant (Los Angeles area)?

by rhgindc 13 years ago

They call it the "Versailles Mojo". It's basically a citrusy garlic marinade sauce. If not the exact recipe, an approximate version would be fine. Here's the restaurant's link: http://versai...

Hot and pungent garlic

by sasidhar79 2 years ago

where can I find some very hot and pungent garlic in Los Angeles?

Can I chop up a bunch of garlic, then freeze it? Or is it better to chop it as I need it.

by dynastar 9 years ago

I was thinking of ways to save a little time for dinner. I already chop up a few onions at the beginning of the week and place them in a Tupperware container in the fridge. They usually stay prett...

Buying garlic: peeled cloves vs. whole bulbs?

by sequins 14 years ago

I always thought that pre-peeled cloves of garlic -- which one sees at some supermarkets (e.g., Whole Foods), often sold in pint-sized containers -- must be less flavorful to cook with than garlic ...