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Green Garlic is a gourmet delight. You can’t really have it unless you grow it–or live near a garlic farmer who thins it in the spring or brings it to the farmers’ market. These delightful early garlics are delicious and easy to prepare and are well worth growing or seeking out.
One of the benefits of growing garlic is that you can harvest the young tender green garlic before the individual cloves form. It is delicate and fresh in flavor, and resembles a very long scallion, with a white, tender bulb about two inches long, and a medium green-yellow stalk fourteen to eighteen inches long. Green garlic may be used anywhere garlic is called for,…