Country Boy grows a lot of garlic. The problem with growing this much though, is that we find that it rots before we can use it all. Naturally enough, we wanted to find a way to preserve the garlic so that we can use it through out the year. Last year we bottled some garlic …

Country Boy grows a lot of garlic. The problem with growing this much though, is that we find that it rots before we can use it all. Naturally enough, we wanted to find a way to preserve the garlic so that we can use it through out the year. Last year we bottled some garlic …

Garlic confit is my secret ingredient, my special sauce, one of my all-time favorite tricks to give any vegetable a makeover. It's a play on an old technique (preserving meat in its own fat) and a venerable French dish (duck confit). You can use the same fancy term to cook and preserve garlic in essentially the same way. Except, here, olive oil is the fat of choice. The technique produces meltingly tender and sweet cloves, along with a by-product of fragrant and delicious oil. It's ma...

Garlic confit is my secret ingredient, my special sauce, one of my all-time favorite tricks to give any vegetable a makeover. It's a play on an old technique (preserving meat in its own fat) and a venerable French dish (duck confit). You can use the same fancy term to cook and preserve garlic in essentially the same way. Except, here, olive oil is the fat of choice. The technique produces meltingly tender and sweet cloves, along with a by-product of fragrant and delicious oil. It's ma...

How to Preserve Garlic ~ This garlic tastes FRESH.  If you've ever bought a jar of minced garlic or peeled cloves in oil or vinegar, this doesn't resemble any of those things.

How to Preserve Garlic ~ This garlic tastes FRESH. If you've ever bought a jar of minced garlic or peeled cloves in oil or vinegar, this doesn't resemble any of those things.

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