Summer Fest: Garlic

by Jennifer Iannolo

We do love the stinking rose. In fact, we make sure we eat it while in a group, because then we can all revel in the garlic breath together without worrying about the fumes. For this week’s Summer Fest, we are featuring the aromatic goodness of this little bulb, including its history, so have at it. Breath mints optional.

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Recipes:

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Here’s what our other Summer Fest friends are cooking with garlic this week. Go take a peek and leave a comment or recipe. You can also follow along on Twitter with the hashtag #summerfood.

Margaret Roach: Away to Garden
Growing and Storing a Year of Garlic

Michelle Buffardi: Cooking Channel’s Devour/The Blog (Scripps)
Roasted Garlic
@mbuffardi

Food2 blog (Scripps)
Easiest Recipes Ever, Starring Garlic

FN Dish: Food Network
Garlic Chicken Greats

Healthy Eats: Food Network
5 Reasons to Eat More Garlic

Cate O’Malley: Sweetnicks.com
Double Dose of Garlic—Cuban Black Beans and The Best Pork Ever
@cateomalley

Paige Smith Orloff: The Sister Project
Spaghetti with Garlic and Zucchini
@paigeorloff

Diane and Todd: White on Rice Couple
Garlic Knots
@whiteonrice

Caroline Wright: The Wright Recipes
Ajo Blanco Soup, and Confit Garlic
@chefcaroline

Caron Golden: San Diego Foodstuff
Italian Marinated Eggplant and Sorrel and Garlic Sauce
@carondg

Alana Chernila: Eating from the Ground Up
Pickled Garlic
@edability

Nicole: Pinch My Salt
Spicy Pickled Garlic
@pinchmysalt

Food Network UK
Glorious Garlic

HOW YOU CAN JOIN IN SUMMER (AND FALL) FEST:
Each Wednesday for the rest of the summer and fall, a group of blogging friends including those above will swap our recipes and tips about the following harvest-fresh ingredients. Here’s the schedule:

9/15 White Potatoes
9/22 Spinach
9/29 Apples
10/6 Fall Salads

We each post something and then link to one another, so that you can travel around the combined effort, gathering the goodies. Sharing makes the experience even better, so if you have a recipe or tip that fits any of our weekly themes, you can do either of the following:

  • Leave a comment on participating blogs with a link to your recipe/tip
  • Publish a post of your own, and grab the juicy Summer/Fall Fest 2010 badge (illustrated by Matt Armendariz of Mattbites)

We hope to see you in the kitchen!