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Old 10-12-2006, 04:08 PM   #1
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Garlic Paste

Can you use garlic paste from the tube the same as you would fresh garlic? Is there any place that it would work BETTER than fresh garlic? I have some, but I'm such a fresh food freak that I can't imagine the tube version being better than fresh. Has anyone used this before?


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Old 10-12-2006, 05:31 PM   #2
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Yes. You have, so just use it up. It is very fine so it would make a good garlic butter.

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Old 10-12-2006, 06:03 PM   #3
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I've used the garlic paste in the tube for group camping trips where I'm going to be pressed for time while cooking for largish groups.

Fresh garlic tastes better.

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Old 10-13-2006, 05:30 PM   #4
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Garlic Paste is great to use in a tube - in fact it is easier because you don't have to cut up the garlic.

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Old 10-13-2006, 05:35 PM   #5
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I don't care for it much and really can't stand the pre-minced stuff. I think they both have "off" tastes.
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Old 10-13-2006, 10:41 PM   #6
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I tried garlic paste once ... to me it's just wet garlic powder - it gives you a garlic "taste" but not the true garlic "flavor". Depending on how it is being used you may not notice the difference.

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