I read this article yesterday in our local newspaper about one of my favorite ingredients, Garlic, and just thought I would pass it along.
Garlic: How to buy, store and use it
We have advice from a local expert.
Folklore says it can bring good luck, protect against evil and ward off vampires; but for most of us, we use garlic to give an aromatic, flavorful kick to an otherwise mundane meal. A member of the onion family and affectionately referred to as “the stinking rose,” garlic is truly a powerhouse of pungency and nutritional benefits, as well.
We asked Cooks’Wares, Inc. (located in Cincinnati and Springboro) culinary school director, Joe Westfall, to provide his tips on all things garlic:
Though garlic can be bought in minced, powered or paste form, the way to max out the flavor and nutritional benefits is to buy it…
View original post 439 more words