7 Glorious Garlic Recipes

Create a midsummer menu—from savory soup to delicious dessert—with versatile garlic.

| July/August 2004

  • Fresh garlic varieties such as Purple Stripe, Music, Silverskin, and Siciliano add zip to many dishes.
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  • Just dip lightly steamed or roasted veggies into garlicky aioli, tapenade, and rouille for a midsummner treat.
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  • Garlic dances with an abundance of herbs in this zesty chickpea salad.
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  • A palette of three sauces: aoili, tapenade and rouille
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  • Rouille sauce
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  • Aoili: garlic mayonnaise
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  • Roasted garlic gives these cookies a nutty sweet flavor. Fashion them into homemade ice cream sandwiches, or enjoy them on their own.
    Photo By Joe Coca
  • Piquant garlic, crisp red pepper, ripe tomatoes, onions, and herbs put the zing in this perfect-for-summer gazpacho.
    Photo By Joe Coca

New garlic shows up in grocery stores and farmers markets this time of year, in all its plump, pungent variety. In France, harvest fêtes celebrate midsummer bounty with huge tables laden with young vegetables steamed, grilled, or au naturel, and garlic in every imaginable guise. Our garlic feast is both healthy and hearty, right down to the unexpectedly delicious dessert.

For more garlic recipes, growing information, uses and health benefits, check out the articles Harvest Garlic Like a Pro, Garlic Remedies for 7 Common Health Concerns, and The Goodness of Garlic.

7 Garlic Recipes

Garden Gazpacho Recipe with Garlic Croutons
Garlic Aioli Recipe
Garlic Tapenade Recipe
Rouille Sauce Recipe 
• Roasted Garlic Recipe
Garlic Chickpea Salad Recipe
Roasted Garlic Chocolate Chip-Roasted Garlic Cookies






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