For thousands of years, this amazing superfood has been used by cultures around the world to stay healthy and combat everything from the common cold to heart disease. Only recently, has modern medicine begun to recognize and study the health benefits of the world’s most popular cooking ingredient: garlic!
Garlic is one of the most popular ingredients in the world; and yet, few of the culinary world’s most popular food items have the mystique of garlic. History is full of tales; from eating garlic to medical advice on the effect of garlic on high blood pressure and its sulfur compounds.
Garlic is an essential item in the kitchen. When stored properly, garlic will last for months and months. Following these helpful tips will ensure you and your family can enjoy fresh garlic (hopefully it’s Gilroy garlic), through the entire growing season and beyond.