Friday, August 28, 2009

Garlic Available 8/29/09

• Bogatyr- Rich and spicy. A unique garlic with an excellent flavor. Try in gazpacho, salsa and for a spicy pesto. Good cooked or roasted too. Fat dark purple-brown cloves are easy to peel. Will keep to December ORANGE

• Siberian- An outstanding strain originally grown by peasants for market. The fat, dark brown cloves peel easily and taste strong. Good in stir fry, soups, stews and potato dishes. Will store through December YELLOW
• Brown Tempest- Robust garlic flavor for true garlic lovers. A very strong, tangy quality when used raw for appetizers & salads. Milder, but delicious when cooked. Perfect with potatoes, meats & stews. Stores through Dec. BROWN

• Inchelium Red- A softneck variety that is excellent for roasting. Discovered on the Colville Indian Reservation in Washington State. One of the best-tasting softneck garlics with a mild, lingering flavor. Stores to Jan. RED

• Shatili- Excellent in, green chile & curries. Intense, spicy flavor stays strong through cooking. High in medicinal compounds. Gorgeous hardneck, originally from the Republic of Georgia. Keeps through December. BLACK

• Chesnok Red- Excellent-tasting hard neck garlic, originally from the Republic of Georgia. (Chesnok means garlic in Russian.) Earthy lingering flavor with a unique zesty bite. One of the best baking and cooking garlics. Will store through December. PINK

• German Extra Hardy- Great sliced raw, an addictive garlic taste, with full flavor. Big, easy to peel cloves. Excellent in red sauce: put in at end of heating. Loses flavor if cooked too long. Will keep through November. BLUE

• Persian Star- Spicy, exotic, and very flavorful. Try on salads, in dips or in pesto. Slice thinly and serve on crackers. Originally from Uzbekistan. Will store through Dec. GREEN

• Tzan -Tangy & flavorful in sauces, with pasta and for oriental cooking. Also a good, strong raw garlic. From Shandong province. Stores to November. TURQUOISE