Garlic/Garlic Scapes

harvesting Full Sun Farm garlic
from Cooking the Cuban Way by Alison Behnke and Victor Manuel Valens serves 4 – This recipe takes about 20 minutes to make. Here is a good way to use that tidal wave of garlic that’s arrived in your box 2 tbs. olive oil 6 cloves of garlic, peeled and […]

GARLIC SOUP – Sopa de Ajo

1 cup (or less) freshly grated Parmesan or other sharp Italian cheese 1 tablespoons fresh lime or lemon juice, to taste 1/4 pound roughly chopped scapes 1/2 cup olive oil salt to taste Puree scapes, olive oil, and juice in a blender or food processor until nearly smooth. (You can […]

Garlic Scape Pesto

Makes about 1 cup 10 garlic scapes, finely chopped 1/3 to 1/2 cup finely grated Parmesan (to taste and texture) 1/3 cup slivered almonds (you could toast them lightly, if you’d like) About 1/2 cup olive oil Sea salt Put the scapes, 1/3 cup of the cheese, almonds and half […]

Garlic Scape and Almond Pesto

Ingredients: Salt 2 1/2 loosely packed cups fresh basil, parsley, mint, chives, dill, cilantro, or any combination (Note: If you want to use stronger herbs like rosemary, thyme, tarragon, marjoram, or oregano, limit yourself to a tablespoon per batch and make up the bulk with parsley, basil, dill, or another […]

Any-Herb Pesto

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Peel off some of the papery wrapper until you can see the individual cloves–no need to take the head apart. Cut off the top of the garlic so that you can see the exposed cloves. Drizzle with olive oil and wrap in foil. Bake […]

Roast Garlic

2 cans of chick peas (garbanzos) drained 1 cup sesame seeds or tahini 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup lemon juice 1/2 cup fresh chopped garlic scapes Place the ingredients in a blender on high until a thick paste forms. Salt to taste. Variation: Add your favorite curry, to taste.

Garlic Scape Hummus

Moosewood Restaurant New Classics 1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped garlic scapes 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese 3 tbls olive oil 1/3 cup toasted pine nuts ( toasted sunflower seeds can be used instead) 1-2 tbls water (optional) salt and pepper to taste Combine the garlic scapes, cheese, oil, and nuts […]

Garlic Scape Pesto