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Bay leaf-infused roasted garlic and olive-oil croutons elevate simple potato soup to a company-worthy dish.
Recipe: Roasted Garlic and Potato Soup with Homemade Croutons
Spike your mashed potatoes with roasted garlic and Tabasco, so they’re a little spicy and deeply flavorful. These are the perfect mashed potato to eat with Thanksgiving dinner.
Recipe: Roasted-Garlic Mashed Potatoes
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“Butter is not the villain it once was,” says Michel Nischan, who adds a little bit to roasted garlic to create a rich, creamy spread for corn on the cob.
Recipe: Grilled Corn on the Cob with Roasted Garlic and Herbs
Robert Wiedmaier, chef and owner of Brabo in Alexandria, Virginia, adds a little bit of cumin to the garlicky marinade on these chops, which highlights the lamb’s slightly gamey flavor. (Be sure to marinate overnight to achieve the best flavor.) He accompanies each serving with half a head of roasted garlic; the sweet caramelized cloves are delicious on their own or blended into the silky white bean puree he serves as a side dish.
Recipe: Grilled Lamb Chops with Roasted Garlic
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Sweet roasted garlic and crispy, butter-toasted breadcrumbs give these deviled eggs distinctive flavor.
Recipe: Roasted Garlic Deviled Eggs
Crispy chicken goes perfectly with smoky bacon and the earthly flavors of roasted garlic and rosemary.
Recipe: Crispy Oven-Roasted Chicken with Roasted Garlic, Pancetta, and Rosemary
Hearty mashed potatoes get a lift and a little sweetness when combined with slow-roasted garlic, sweet potatoes, and rutabaga.
Recipe: Roasted Garlic-Root Vegetable Mash
Sweet, smoky paprika meets the mellow richness of roasted garlic in these perfectly spiced birds. Roasting the chickens at a lower temperature than most achieves a crisp skin without burning the paprika.
Recipe: Paprika-Rubbed Chickens with Roasted Garlic
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Roasted with garlic cloves, drizzled with nutty brown butter, and topped with crispy sage leaves, this squash smells as good as it tastes.
Recipe: Roasted Garlic Squash with Crispy Sage Brown Butter
Orechhiette-“little ears” in Italian-are a great pasta shape for holding on to delicious bits of toasted pine nut and broccoli pieces.
Recipe: Orecchiette with Broccoli, Roasted Garlic and Pine Nuts
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