A Guide to Garlic

Our helpful garlic guide is packed full of information about how pick, store and cook with this delicious and versatile member of the (surprise!) lily family.

Text by Monica Michael Willis; Photography by Plamen Petkov, Jonathan Kantor and Peter Ardito

FYI: Garlic
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How to Buy Garlic

When shopping for garlic, buy unblemished bulbs with dry skins and firm cloves. Skip the peeled stuff in the refrigerated section. Store bulbs in a cool, dry place (not in the fridge). Unbroken bulbs should last several months; use individual cloves within 10 days.

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