SKU: 5031
  • Georgian Fire Organic Garlic
$19.95
(min 1, max 2)
 

Description

1/2 pound Georgian Fire Organic Hardneck Garlic

Snohomish, WA

Georgian Fire Garlic - This is our farm favorite garlic. Absolutely stunning big bulbs with the classic porcelain sheen. These are the beauty queens of the garlic world. Featuring large, cloves, about 6 to 8 per bulb, they have are pleasantly hot raw, an excellent "salsa warmer" garlic. We find it to be the best flavored roasted garlic we grow. Creamy like butter with a rich "garlicky" flavor. (we know that it seems stupid to describe garlic as "garlicky" but how often have you had a roasted garlic that tasted like nothing?). We love to roast this one whole, or to cut the huge cloves in half and toss with roasted potatoes or other veggies. Porcelain hardneck type.

Supplies are limited, so reserve your garlic now.

Click here to read about the Health Benefits of Great Garlic

Organically grown, but not certified

General note: As time passes, the garlic will dry out more and more. So, although we bag your garlic into 1/2 pound bags, the weights will go down due to natural desiccation over time. Additionally, the cloves themselves will get drier over time - and although you will lose some gloves to mildew, the majority of the cloves should last until the holidays - or beyond - depending on the year and depending on the variety. But the longer you wait to consume the garlic, the bigger the risk to losing some cloves to mold. Note that mold around the stem does not always translate to mold in and around the cloves.

 

How you store the garlic also has an effect on if the garlic succumbs to mold over time - it's best to store your garlic in a cool, well-ventilated place, away from the sun and moisture. Unlike softneck garlic that you find in the average grocery store and that has been shipped in refrigerated transport, never put properly dried hardneck (or softneck) in the fridge. On the other hand, you can help delay spouting of grocery softneck by storing it in the fridge - where it has already been.

 

Availability: Hardneck garlic stores well, and we usually have garlic available through the holidays -- although by then, the selection is often pretty limited if not sold out completely. And although the majority of the cloves continue to become dryer and dryer, the garlic is still very eatable and the flavor very much intact - it just requires a little more elbow grease to get to it.