Although popular, braiding garlic bulbs to hang in the kitchen for their ornamental value is
not the best way to preserve the wonderful flavor of this cooking essential. Here’s a way to
store garlic that not only retains flavor but actually improves it!
Peeling garlic cloves can be bothersome if you only need one clove at a time. Instead, peel the
whole bulb, and then store the extra cloves in a jar filled with olive oil. The garlic will
stay fresh for months in the oil, and you can even use the flavored oil for salad dressings and
Use a decorative jar, some ribbon and a sprig of fresh spruce or pine for a creative holiday