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All You Ever Wanted to Know About Garlic
To earn our "Garlic Geek" status, we've done a lot of research, experimented like crazy, and steeped ourselves in the garlic universe. We hope you can find answers to all your burning garlic questions here, but if not, let us know!
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Fantastic Garlic Trivia
It is thought that garlic is native to Siberia, but that it spread to other parts of the world over 5000 years ago.
Garlic was once so prized for it's healing and flavor properties that it was used as currency.
There are over 450 known varieties of garlic, and it is one of the oldest and most widely used food flavorings on earth, called for in over 75% of savory recipes worldwide.
Heirloom, gourmet garlic has many unique flavor, vitamin, and mineral properties, as well as countless, proven health benefits that aren't found in any other food. This makes garlic an essential food in every kitchen and is the reason this "Queen of the Kitchen" has had such a long reign!
Cooked and raw heirloom garlic have been scientifically proven to have many unique antibiotic, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal properties.
Naturally grown, fresh garlic is proven to reduce bad cholesterol by inhibiting enzymes from growing in liver cells.
While it's sometimes convenient to use a processed garlic product (yuck!), there is nothing that rivals the flavor of fresh, locally grown hardneck garlic. You'll taste and smell the difference in your kitchen instantly!