The fanciful and fascinating uses for garlic throughout the ages
April 19 is National Garlic Day!
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Everyone knows that some foods are healthier than others. Certain vegetables have specific vitamins and minerals that other foods might not. Garlic, on the other hand, brings a whole new meaning to the word "superfood." Long before garlic became a cook's best friend, it was used all over the world for just about everything but cooking. Over the millennia, garlic has played the roles of everything from steroid to aphrodisiac. Even more impressive is that many of these ancient health benefits have since been scientifically proven.
Have an excess of garlic in the kitchen? Read on to discover some ancient uses for garlic that might inspire you.
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