National Garlic Day

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Get our your gum and mints ready because today is National Garlic Day. Garlic is an incredibly healthy herbal plant that just happens to be a delicious addition to many recipes.

Garlic has a strong flavor and is full of vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants. It can protect against coronary artery diseases, cancers and some infections. Garlic is also known to decrease the risk of stroke. It also has anti-bacterial and anti-viral qualities. The bulbs are rich in potassium, iron, calcium, magnesium and zinc.

Are you in the mood for garlic yet?? If you are, here are some amazing recipes to try:

Step by step: Turkey Tortilla Soup

Beer cheese Macaroni and cheese

Texas caviar

Guacamole

Garlic Prime Rib

Camarones al Ajillo (Garlic Shrimp)

Bacon-wrapped jalapenos

 

What's your favorite garlic recipe?

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