10-Minute Homemade Garlic Toast

The garlic harvest is less than a month away here in Virginia, and I thought I’d prepare by giving you a super-easy recipe¬†for homemade garlic toast. There’s no reason to fill up your freezer with those store-bought frozen garlic bread loaves (full of unpronounceable ingredients)¬†when this recipe takes less than 10 minutes start to finish….

Garlic Harvest, Part II

A couple of weeks ago, I pulled the garlic from the garden and spread it to dry, stems and all, on the concrete floor under our deck. A couple of days later, I peeled off the outer leaves, culled for the refrigerator a few of the bulbs that were showing some deterioration, and, for convenience’s…

Garlic Harvest

I’ve been watching my garlic patch for the last few weeks, trying to determine whether it’s time to harvest yet. Ten days ago, I pulled the first plant, just to see where it was in the bulb-making process. There was a decent-sized bulb there, maybe two inches across. But once I peeled back the layers…

Spring Is Not Too Late for Garlic

Garlic is best planted in the fall, I know. And I did plant some in the fall. Last October, Southern Exposure Seed Exchange sent me three beautiful bulbs of Inchelium Red softneck garlic, and when they arrived, I quickly scanned the accompanying directions, broke up the cloves, and got them into the ground. Except for…