The Superstone® Garlic Baker: Useful Tips

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If you have never had roasted garlic, you are in for a treat! Roasted garlic packs a delicious flavor punch into countless recipes.

The first time I ever had roasted garlic I was blown away. Until that point, I had only had garlic in salt/powder form. It was full of flavor and so delicious. Since that first time, it has definitely become a staple in my kitchen and in my meal prep.

If you would like to enjoy more roasted garlic in your day to day, you need to learn some tips of roasting garlic and while we are at it, here are 8 ways to use it!

Tips on Roasting Garlic and 8 Ways to Use It

First and foremost, you need to invest in a garlic baker or roaster. The superstone® garlic baker is unglazed and perfectly sized for roasting 4 or 5 heads of garlic. Roasting the garlic in this baker produces a tender and juicy clove of garlic that you will want to use in your potatoes, soups, salad dressings, or just to top your bread with.

Bonus: You can use the superstone® garlic baker for roasted potatoes, chestnuts, peppers and more. It’s an incredibly useful kitchen tool.

How To Roast Garlic In A Garlic Roaster

When learning how to roast garlic in a garlic roaster, don’t overthink it. It’s simple!

  • Don’t peel the skin off of the garlic heads, but do chop the top off of each garlic head, and the tips off of each clove of garlic.
  • Lay the heads of garlic throughout the baker, do not stack.
  • Don’t peel the skin off Using a ceramic garlic roaster is simple.
  • Drizzle olive oil all over the top of the garlic heads, coating them evenly. Let the oil run down over the sides of the garlic.
  • Put the lid onto the baker and place it in the oven.
  • Turn the oven to 350 degrees and bake for approximately 1 hour.

What Do You Eat Roasted Garlic With?

Truth be told, you can eat roasted garlic with just about anything! I’ve enjoyed it on pizza, on burgers, on bread, in soup, with potatoes, eggs, and I’ve even seen people add it to their jam!

12 Ways to Use Roasted Garlic

Some people think of garlic as nothing more than a topping or a seasoning. The reality is though, you can use roasted garlic in many different ways. Here are just 12 ways to use roasted garlic, but I assure you there are many, many more!

  1. Puree it and add it to soup! You can create a delicious garlic soup, or add it to any other soup that you may be making.
  2. Make it a sandwich! Seriously, roasted garlic makes an amazing sandwich filling.
  3. Top off your pizza. If you haven’t used garlic as a pizza topping, you need to do so ASAP! Biting into roasted garlic through the sauce and cheese. It will take your pizza up a notch.
  4. Make the best toast. Smooth the roasted garlic over a freshly toasted piece of bread and top it with mashed avocado. It will be the best toast ever!
  5. Create a delicious roasted garlic sauce to top off your favorite pasta.
  6. Add roasted garlic to your next batch of hummus.
  7. Make some garlic mashed potatoes. Add a handful of roasted garlic cloves to a batch of mashed potatoes and enjoy the flavor burst.
  8. Roast it, mash it and add it into your burgers before you toss them on the grill.
  9. Create this amazing garlic lovers bread dipping oil to top off your favorite homemade bread.
  10. Add it to homemade salsa. Have you ever made homemade salsa? It is just not the same without roasted garlic mixed in.
  11. Use it as a rub on fresh chicken, beef or pork, before baking.
  12. Mix it into softened butter for a delicious garlic butter to be used on garlic bread, grilled cheese, biscuits, potatoes, and more.

As you can see from this list, there are plenty of ways to enjoy roasted garlic. You will love the addition to your typical recipes, and if you have dinner guests, prepare for them to be wowed.

Happy roasting, my friends!