How to choose, prepare, and store Garlic.
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Buying Garlic

Look for:
garlic that is dry, plump, firm and without blemishes. Fresh garlic should be white to off white.

garlic with dark, powdery patches or garlic heads that are soft and have blemishes.

Seasonality: All year

Storing Garlic

Do not refrigerate. Store garlic in a cool, dark place (such as a pantry) or in a clay pot. Store up to 3 weeks.

Preparing Garlic

To peel, quickly and gently press down on each garlic clove with the flat side of a knife. (Note: Fresh garlic is stickier and harder to peel.) Discard papery skin, trim the root end, and chop.

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