Garlic Scapes

This post has absolutely nothing to do with soap or skin care products. It is totally the opposite of Don’t Eat It. But keep reading because you might learn something.

I now have garlic scapes for sale.

What are garlic scapes???

They are the seed heads produced by hardneck garlic varieties. They appear in the spring, and if left to grow they will flower and produce dozens of tiny garlic bubils (seeds). Most growers cut the scape off the garlic plant in order to allow the garlic to put more energy into growing a bigger bulb. If cut early the scapes are tender and delicious. They are said to have many of the same health benefits as garlic bulbs, and although they possess a milder flavor when cooked they are a culinary delight. They are great roasted, grilled, stir fried or used raw in dips, salads and pesto. To discover great garlic scape recipes simply do an internet search for garlic scape recipes. They are only available for a short time in the spring but can be preserved by freezing or pickling.

If you are interested in purchasing garlic scapes send me an email a ruth20012001@yahoo.com put “garlic” in the subject line.

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