Mother Earth Living

Harvest Garlic: Roasted Garlic

By Kris Wetherbee
October/November 2011
Add to My MSN

Photo by Povy Kendal Atchison


Content Tools

Related Content

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Oven-Fried Fish & Chips

Enjoy this blogger's favorite holiday with a healthier version of fish & chips.

Save a Buck the Frugal Foodie Way

The Frugal Foodie Cookbook (Viva Edtions, 2009) offers excellent recipes and tips for the everyday c...

Add Heriloom Allium Bulbs to Your Garden

Take advantage of bargain prices to add these heirloom herbs to your garden!

Cooking with Green Garlic

Anyone who has ever grown garlic knows how delicious the green tops are in spring salads and perhaps...

Garlic’s remarkable sweetness is gently released when roasted. Leave heads whole for a soft, mild texture, or cut heads in half and bake cut side down for a delicious, sticky-sweet and chewy texture. Serve with the Garlic-Rosemary Focaccia.

• Several firm heads of garlic
• Olive oil

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Remove papery outer skin from garlic, but do not peel or separate cloves. You can roast heads one of two ways: cut heads in half horizontally (through the cloves); or cut 1/4 to 1/2 inch off of the pointing end of the head (leaving bottom intact), exposing individual cloves of garlic.

2. Place garlic on a baking sheet or in a shallow baking pan. Drizzle or brush about 1 tablespoon of oil over each full head so it penetrates each clove and completely coats the head. For cut heads, coat pan with olive oil and place half heads cut side down. Brush top sides with more olive oil.

3. Bake 20 to 30 minutes, covered. Remove cover and bake another 10 minutes or until cloves feel soft. Remove pan from oven and allow garlic to cool until touchable. Use a cocktail fork or your fingers to pull or squeeze the pulp from their skins.


Contributing Editor Kris Wetherbee tends her herbs in western Oregon. 

Click here for the main article, Harvest Garlic Like a Pro








Post a comment below.

 








Subscribe today and save 58%

First Name: *
Last Name: *
Address: *
City: *
State/Province: *
Zip/Postal Code:*
Country:
Email:*
(* indicates a required item)
Canadian subs: 1 year, (includes postage & GST). Foreign subs: 1 year, . U.S. funds.
Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
Non US and Canadian Subscribers - Click Here

Subscribe to Mother Earth Living!

Welcome to Mother Earth Living, the authority on green lifestyle and design. Each issue of Mother Earth Living features advice to create naturally healthy and nontoxic homes for yourself and your loved ones. With Mother Earth Living by your side, you’ll discover all the best and latest information you want on choosing natural remedies and practicing preventive medicine; cooking with a nutritious and whole-food focus; creating a nontoxic home; and gardening for food, wellness and enjoyment. Subscribe to Mother Earth Living today to get inspired on the art of living wisely and living well.

Save Money & a Few Trees!

Pay now with a credit card and take advantage of our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. You’ll save an additional $5 and get six issues of Mother Earth Living for just $14.95! (Offer valid only in the U.S.)

Or, choose Bill Me and pay just $19.95.