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36 cooking myths that are totally wrong

Lovefood Logo By loveFOOD Staff of Lovefood | Slide 2 of 37: If you're using garlic, don't ignore the recipe: if it calls for ground garlic, grind it; if it needs to be chopped, chop it. It's important to follow instructions as the intensity and flavor of the garlic depends on how it's prepped and cooked. Crushed garlic is more potent, while sliced or chopped is milder. Whole garlic cloves are the mildest, especially when roasted.

It doesn’t matter how you chop garlic

If you're using garlic, don't ignore the recipe: if it calls for ground garlic, grind it; if it needs to be chopped, chop it. It's important to follow instructions as the intensity and flavor of the garlic depends on how it's prepped and cooked. Crushed garlic is more potent, while sliced or chopped is milder. Whole garlic cloves are the mildest, especially when roasted.
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