HOW TO ROAST GARLIC
Roasted garlic makes a delicious appetizer; squeeze the pulp out of the clove and spread on the bread of your liking or serve with bruschetta and/or tapenade. Roasted garlic is also excellent used in baking. It is milder than raw garlic.
2 whole garlic heads (bulbs)
2 to 3 tsp. virgin olive oil
Heat oven to 375°F. Put the garlic in a small ovenproof dish, garlic cooker or pan. Pour ½ tsp. olive oil over the top of each bulb and let it sink between the cloves. Wait two minutes and then repeat with another ½ tsp. olive oil all over each garlic bulb. You can also cook in a garlic cooker or place on a baking sheet and cover with aluminum foil. (This is great for cooking large amounts of garlic.) Cover and bake approximately 45-60 minutes or until cloves are browned at the exposed end and soft throughout. Remove from oven. Allow roasted garlic to cool enough so you can touch it without burning yourself. Using a small knife, cut the ...
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