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7 Ways to Use Excess Garlic
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Truth be told, we send out a lot of garlic every week. We’re talking tens of thousands of bulbs. And while we're working on some fancy machinery to help us deliver only the perfect amount; we want to show you some creative ways to use up the stuff.
Here are 7 tips to help you make the most of your garlic stash:
1. Freeze It
Garlic freezes surprisingly well. Simply peel the cloves, chop or mince a batch, and pop them in an airtight container, freezer bag or ice cube tray. These flavour enhancers are ready to add to any dish straight from the freezer.
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2. Pickle It

Pickled garlic is a delicious way to use up excess garlic. For a standard pickle,  simply mix garlic cloves with vinegar, sugar, dill, coriander seeds and some agave, and let this mix sit in the fridge for a few days. For the heat seekers out there, you can make a spicy version by swapping out the dill and seeds and adding red chilli, chilli powder, hot sauce and some thyme instead. Enjoy as a side with any meal or snack.

3. Dress It
Garlic is a sound addition to any dressing. Mix it crushed with olive oil, balsamic, parsley and a squeeze of lemon. Likewise, add it to soy sauce and miso marinade on ingredients like tofu, and jackfruit. It adds flavour and helps to tenderise the food.
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4. Butter It

Mix minced garlic with room temperature plant-based butter and a pinch of salt, then store in the fridge or freezer for future use. Perfect for spreading on toast or using as a cooking fat for frying your alternative meats.

5. Oil It
Simply heat minced garlic in oil on low heat until fragrant, then strain the oil and store it in a bottle for future use. Perfect for drizzling on salads, pasta, or bread.
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6. Roast it

Roasting garlic whole is a tasty way to make it sweet and mild. Just slice off the top of the garlic bulb, drizzle olive oil on top, add a pinch of salt, and wrap it in foil.  Roast it in the oven for about 40 minutes at 200 degrees. Once cooled, squeeze out the softened cloves from the papery skin and spread on bread, use in dips or add to sauces. Mwah.

7. Powder It
OK, this one is a little fancy pants, but you can dry minced garlic in a dehydrator or on low heat in the oven. Once dried, you can grind it into powder with a quick blitz in a food processor. Perfect for adding flavour to rubs and can be used when frying just about anything.

Try it out and let us know what you think, head on over to order your first Grubby box for the finest organic garlic:

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