Cooking with Garlic- 7 amazing recipes!

Today is National Garlic Day!  Of course we are going to check out some amazing recipes.  Garlic adds great taste to your food and has lots of great health benefits.  Come see what I found!

7 amazing garlic recipes

Garlic is a member of the onion family which also includes leeks and shallots and it is believed to help ward off heart disease, cancer, colds and flu.  Eating garlic can help lower cholesterol levels and reduce buildup of plaque in the arteries.  All that and it tastes great too!

7 amazing garlic recipes

Caprese Garlic Bread from Two Peas and Their Pod

Did you know? The majority of garlic (90%) grown in the United States comes from California.

7 amazing garlic recipes

Garlic Butter Shrimp and Quinoa from Pinch of Yum

Garlic cloves cooked whole will have a nutty and mellow taste while minced or sliced garlic will have a more pungent taste even when cooked.

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7 amazing garlic recipes

Cheddar Bay Biscuits from Damn Delicious

Fun Fact: If your rose garden is being attacked by aphids, an excellent home remedy to get rid of them is to spritz the leaves and blooms with a mixture of crushed garlic and water.

7 amazing garlic recipes

Rosemary Garlic Flaxseed Kringel Bread from Foodiva’s Kitchen

There are a number of annual garlic festivals around the country. The Gilroy Garlic Festival in Gilroy, California is one of the best known in the U.S.

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Artichoke and Roasted Garlic Dip by Wonky Wonderful

How do you know good garlic when you see it? When picking out garlic at the grocery store, select firm, tight, heavy, dry bulbs for best flavor.

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Grilled Lamb Chops with Garlic and Rosemary by McNack’s Kitchen

What about garlicy hands? The flavor of garlic is most intense just after mincing. The smell can be removed from your hands by running them under cold water while rubbing a stainless steel object.

cook something bold and pungent 10 great recipes

40 Clove Chicken Linguine by Life’s Ambrosia

Feeling adventurous today!  Try one of these amazing recipes!  Bet you will love it!

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