Posts Tagged ‘garlic scapes’


June 21st, 2010    •  by Bethia    •   2 Comments »

This hybrid dish is part gremolata (garlic, parsley, lemon zest), part pesto (basil, olive oil) and part skordalia (garlic, almonds, olive oil), green and vibrant, garlicky but with a freshness added by the lemon. It has a multitude of uses. The full list of ingredients was: garlic scapes toasted sliced almonds parsley basil olive oil salt lemon juice lemon zest Pulse the ingredients in the food processor until you have your desired consistency. You could also use cloves of garlic instead of scapes. We originally made it to go with steak and it’s brightness and refreshing tang was a good […]

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Garlic Scapes

July 20th, 2009    •  by Bethia    •   1 Comment »

This post would have been more timely in May or June, when garlic scapes were abundant in the farmers market. Garlic scapes are the flower stem of hard neck garlic and by chopping them off you help to promote growth of the bulb (or so I am told). Chopping them off also means that you can enjoy their fresh garlicky flavor. I had not heard of garlic scapes before last year. I bought some from the farmers market, wasn’t really sure what to do with them but chopped them up and used them in an omelette. Before I figured out […]

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