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Garlic

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...
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Garlic by the pound in East Bay?

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by trueblu 2 months ago

I'm looking to buy bulk garlic (around 10lbs). Most stores except wholefoods (!!!) only sell by the piece, much to my shock and dismay. Any inexpensive stores in East Bay that sell garlic by weig...

Garlic burning my fingers

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by RodrigodelR 4 years ago

I have been cooking for 15 years and about 3 years ago I started having a problem when working with garlic. When I cut garlic it burns the outer part of my fingers which are in contact with the ...

can I "can" roasted garlic in oil?

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by Lynndsey Rigberg 9 years ago

Hi Chowhounds, I got a tremendous bounty of peeled garlic and thought about roasting garlic in oil in the oven and then once it cooled, I would put them in jars and then seal them. Hopefully, I...

Garlic. Peeled? Unpeeled?

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by StevietheFish 3 months ago

I have been seeing, with increasing frequency, recipes that call for adding whole garlic cloves with the peel on. This seems to be a recent innovation. I don't recall ever seeing this in older cook...

Creamy Garlic Dressing Recipe? (Chicago style)

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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?

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by Kalyov 9 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

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by musiclvr56 8 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 10 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

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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

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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?

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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?

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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?

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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!)

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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!?

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by specialk 13 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

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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 8 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?

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by MSK 3 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?

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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

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by Realist1 10 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...