Roasted Garlic

by (peoples)

  When choosing garlic, you want to select firm, fresh bulbs. When you
  squeeze the bulb, does it have a little "give" to it? If so, keep 
  looking. It should feel hard, like a carrot, not forgiving like an
  avocado. Also, avoid bulbs that have green sprouts peeping out of the
  top of the individual cloves; they tend to have a bitter finish.

    1 whole head of garlic, papery skin left on
    1-2 tsp. olive oil

    Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. 
    Using a well sharpened knife, cut the top of the garlic head off,
    exposing the tips of the individual garlic cloves. Set the head of
    garlic in the middle of a 12-inch square of aluminium foil. Drizzle
    the olive oil over the garlic. Gather the foil up loosely around 
    the bulb and twist it closed. You'll end up with something that 
    looks like a giant Hershey's Kiss.

    Place the wrapped garlic in the oven. Bake until tender, 25-35 minutes. 

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