Wednesday, October 17, 2012

A Garlic Braid


Isn't it pretty?  It's local and organic, too.  Cost:  $1 per bulb, $12 total. 



I tried storing garlic in layers of newspaper in a cardboard box in our basement.  The first winter, it was fine.  The second winter it was fine. This past winter, it went bad long before I had used it up, dang-nab-it.  I think it needed the air flowing around it.  The garlic braid makes me smile every time I see it, to realize it's not some fake kitchen decor, but the real deal.

7 comments:

  1. I love garlic braids, and wish to grow some and store it as a braid, too.

    We don't have a basement at all, making it difficult to overwinter certain things.

    Also, I LOVE to see the dishes in the drainer. While we do have a dishwasher, I rarely use it as I think I do a more efficient job by hand.

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  2. Makes me want to plant some for next year! I didn't bother last fall, so I had none this year ; (
    BTY, I love your counter top! So clean and shiny too!

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  3. You know I've always admired the garlic braid, but I've never had one of my own. Looks good. Tastes even better.

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  4. Thank you for the reminder! I need to plant next year's garlic.

    I love a good garlic braid. Mine is ugly because I didn't take the time to clean the bulbs and trim the roots. Oh well. It matches the rest of our basement!

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  5. Cute and I LOVE your counters tops! Mine are still laminate, ick...

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  6. I love garlic.. Your kitchen looks really pretty and love the dish strainer ..[Mine is an ole plastic one]

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