Best to Buy
Fresh garlic is available year-round.
Prep & Store
Break garlic segments away from bulb. Place clove under the side of a large knife and pound once or twice to remove skin. In recipes that call for whole garlic cloves, simply break cloves from bulb, peel, and add to dish.
Quick & Easy Recipe
Roast garlic for a smooth, nutty flavor. Put unpeeled cloves in a 350°F (175°C) oven for 15 minutes; mash and use in sauces, spreads, and soups.
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