Ever thought of using food as medicine? Garlic is a herb and powerful super food. Garlic has been used to treat high blood pressure, coronary heart disease, heart attack, and atherosclerosis. Brian and I could put garlic on everything! He loves to use fresh garlic. This tip is for those who are scared to use fresh, it's so easy!
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Tip of the Day from The Academy of Nutrition and DieteticsHow to Roast Garlic
When roasted garlic caramelizes and its sharp bite mellows, it's a delicious spread on warm, crusty bread and adds layers of flavor to many recipes. To roast garlic at home:
- Preheat your oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Take a garlic bulb and remove the excess papers, making sure the bulb stays intact.
- Cut ¼ inch off the top of the bulb to reveal the actual cloves of garlic.
- Place it on a sheet of foil.
- Cover with a half a teaspoon of olive oil.
- You can sprinkle with salt and pepper.
- Wrap the foil.
- Place on a baking sheet.
- Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until garlic is fork tender.
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