Roasted garlic is ooey and gooey and delicious. I ate an entire head of this. And then I went and did the school pick-up.
I was a real hit.
Roasting garlic creates a mellow, somewhat nutty flavor from the garlic. The softened garlic is also easily spread on your favorite crackers or pieces of crusty bread--creating a wonderful snack or appetizer.
--bulbs of garlic. I'd estimate at least a full bulb per grown-up.
--cut the very end of the bulb of garlic off. You want to keep it wrapped in the outer skin layers, but have just a bit of some of the cloves exposed.
--wrap each bulb in it's own piece of foil.
--plop into crockpot and cook on low for 4-5 hours.
--unwrap the foil, and squeeze the bulb. If garlic squirts out (like a tube of frosting) it is done. If not, wrap back up and cook for another hour or so.
This is a great snack, will clear your sinuses, and ward off vampires.
that's quite the trifecta...