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Garlic Scapes 2.0

Garlic scapes are back in season and I picked up a bunch last weekend at the Farmers’ Market.  If you don’t have a market near you, they also have them … Continue reading

July 2, 2013 · 11 Comments

The Garlic Chronicles: Living With My Mistake

So I struck out while making toum and was left with a bowl full of oil with teeny bits of garlic in it.  But it’s not like the ingredients went … Continue reading

May 30, 2013 · 21 Comments

The Garlic Chronicles – How to Peel a Ton of Garlic Super Quick. And a Toum Failure.

As I mentioned in my pain-in-the-butt beef brisket post, I have a great way to peel a lot of garlic en masse that’s quick and easy.  I really wish I … Continue reading

May 28, 2013 · 21 Comments

The Garlic Chronicles: Pain-in-the-tookis Beef Brisket

Earlier this year, during some episode of Top Chef Seattle, one of the chefs presented her restaurant idea called “Unkosher,” which would feature non-traditional Jewish food.  I automatically dismissed it … Continue reading

May 21, 2013 · 17 Comments

Farmers Market Adventures – Garlic Scapes Again

In Michigan, garlic scapes are back in season! I’m starting to see them at the market so you should be able to get some over the next couple of weeks. … Continue reading

June 6, 2012 · 4 Comments

Farmers Market Adventures – Garlic Scapes

As I mentioned in my first farmers market post, I always try to buy something different in the hopes of  improving my cooking skills.  But I do have some weekly … Continue reading

June 28, 2011 · 6 Comments