"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > General Cooking Information > Cooking Resources > Terms & Techniques
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 06-07-2005, 08:42 PM   #11
Assistant Cook
 
ticoterry-EXPAT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Costa Rica
Posts: 25
You might consider seperating some of the cloves from the heads and replanting them (root end down) 3" to 4" down in the soil and 3 or 4" apart...
The green sprouts make very tasty chives and the cloves will develop into heads for later seperating and use as needed...If I find that I have some sprouting, out they go to the garden..Good Luck
__________________

__________________
"Better to be safe than sorry, Always use a condiment when
cooking" .......
..tt-EXPAT
ticoterry-EXPAT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2005, 09:32 PM   #12
Chef Extraordinaire
 
pdswife's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Washington
Posts: 20,316
Send a message via AIM to pdswife Send a message via MSN to pdswife Send a message via Yahoo to pdswife
cool! That's a great ideal Thanks!
__________________

__________________
pdswife is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-08-2005, 03:07 PM   #13
Assistant Cook
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 40
If you still need ideas on using it up, you could make some garlic flavoured oils to use in your food or dressings.

Sara
__________________
http://www.ShopTaxi.com/

"Cheese makes life worth living." - me
Sara is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-27-2005, 07:06 AM   #14
Senior Cook
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 174
Thanks Constance, that's a great idea for freezing the garlic. I always use garlic when cooking and, for the first time, my husband has planted two rows of the stuff. He has begun pulling it and is drying it in his shed/workshop. Boy, does it smell garlicky (sic?) in there and I'm glad it's not being dried in the attached garage or, horrors, in my laundry room. I'm definitely going to try your idea, especially with the smaller heads and/or any that might begin to sprout. We understand it keeps well, just hanging around, but your method should be super for excess so it doesn't go to waste.
__________________

__________________
cats is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:22 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.