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How To Roast Garlic

Last year I was on a business trip with JP in San Francisco, CA when we ate at a restaurant named The Stinking Rose. It was garlic heaven! It was also the first and only time that I have had roasted garlic. Ever since then every time I cook with garlic I think back to that restaurant. Then a few months ago JP bought be terra cotta garlic roaster which I have never used. Actually until today it was still in the box. After doing some online research I knew that today was the day that I was going to break it in. Who knew it was so simple?

This is how you do it!

Soak the terra cotta dome in cold water for about 15 minutes.

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Remove the loose outer skin from the garlic bulb but leave the bulb intact.

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Next cut 1/2″ or more off the top of the garlic bulb, exposing the clove tops.

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Place the bulb on the terra cotta base, and pour a little olive oil on top of the bulb.

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Cover the dome and, starting in a cold oven, bake for 60 minutes at 350°. It should look like this when it is done.

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Once it cools down a little put it on a serving dish. Then simply pull or squeeze the roasted garlic cloves out of their skins and spread it on some bread.

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1 Comment to “How To Roast Garlic”

  1. Rich says:

    I smoked garlic for thanksgiving last year. That was tasty also.

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