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Cooking with Roasted Garlic

GARLIC SERVES MANY roles. Raw, it offers its spicy, bracing bite to dishes such as pesto or salsa. Chopped and sautéed, it provides a backbone of depth, complexity, and aroma to countless dishes. But when roasted, the sharp edges give way to a rounded, almost candied sweetness that is at once mellow and intense.

ROASTING GARLIC IS EASY TO DO

Simply lop off the points of six heads of garlic to expose the top of the garlic flesh.

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