Roasted Garlic


These are great for casual dinners or anytime there is crusty warm bread to smear the roasted cloves all over.  Also put to good use on pizza or in sauces or salsas.  I love garlic and it is always on my shopping list.  I put it in everything I cook and would even eat these little things as is if no one was looking. 

Roasted Garlic 

Whole heads of garlic (as many as you need)

olive oil, about 1 tablespoon per head

s + p

Heat oven to 400 degrees.  Remove outer layers of papery covering, leaving individual cloves in their skins and chop off tops of the garlic to expose the cloves.  Place garlic heads each on a piece of aluminum foil and drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Wrap up in foil and roast/bake for 30-40 minutes.  Head will feel soft when pressed and will have become very fragrant.