4 bulbs of Garlic
salt and pepper as needed
Preheat the oven to 450F.
Peel away the outer layers of the garlic bulb skin, leaving the
skins of the individual cloves intact. Using a knife, cut off ¼ to a
½ inch of the top of cloves, exposing the individual cloves of
Place the garlic heads in a baking pan with a little water.
Drizzle a couple teaspoons of olive oil over each head. Cover
with aluminum foil. Bake at 450F for 30-35 minutes, or until the
cloves feel soft when pressed.
Allow the garlic to cool enough so you can touch it without burning
yourself. Use a small small knife cut the skin slightly around each
clove. Use a cocktail fork or your fingers to pull or squeeze the
roasted garlic cloves out of their skins.
Eat as is or mash with a fork and use
for cooking. Can be spread over warm French bread, mixed with sour
cream for a topping for baked potatoes, or mixed in with Parmesan and