Rich in phytochemicals particularly allyl sulfides.
What To Look For
Choose firm, dry bulbs with tightly closed cloves and smooth skins. Avoid bulbs with green sprouts.
Easy Storage and Preparation
Store in a cool, well-ventilated place; do not refrigerate.
Whole bulbs can be baked or roasted. Often garlic is separated into cloves, peeled, sliced, minced or crushed and used to flavor a wide variety of dishes.
Garlic Shrimp with Cucumbers and Shiitake Mushrooms
Pizza with Red Peppers, Potatoes, Garlic and Mushrooms
Italian Meatballs and Spaghetti