Food & Entertaining - Garden to Table

Garlic recipes from the garden

Add some tang to your dishes with garlic

A relative of the onion, garlic, or Allium sativum, has long been used for culinary and medicinal purposes.

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In lab tests, garlic has been shown to have antiviral, antifungal and antibacterial properties, although nothing conclusive has been found in human studies. Garlic is also thought to help with heart problems, including high blood pressue and high cholesterol, as well as helping to prevent and/or fight the common cold.

In the garden, garlic is easy to grow in containers or beds. For cooking, nothing beats venturing out the back door and bringing in garden-fresh garlic! Try these delicious recipes:

Purple potato and fresh sage gratin

Acorn squash with apple ale and garlic

Tuscan bread salad

Bok choi vinaigrette

Classic Swedish meatballs with lingonberry sauce

Two-plum chutney

Cranberry-glazed ribs

End-of-summer Sunday roast

Asparagus with saffron aioli

Garlic flatbread

Roasted garlic

Herby garlic mashed potatoes

Barbecued garlic ribs

Bonus how-to:
How to mince garlic

 

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