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How long is fresh garlic good to use?Thanks!

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Last updated: Jun. 20, 2013 8:16 pm
Posted: Nov. 20, 2012 7:11 am
 
Answered by: Justus&Dane's Mom
Nov. 20, 2012 7:15 am
I use them until they sprout or sometimes they get real rubbery. I have bad luck buying garlic, its so inexpensive, I usually pick up a clove every time I grocery shop that way I've got it when I need it :) You are talking about cloves of garlic? That's what I'm thinking.
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misdmom
Nov. 20, 2012 7:18 am
Yes,cloves.I can't remember when I bought it,but it must've been a couple of months ago.It looks ok,I just don't want to get food poisoning.
 
Justus&Dane's Mom
Nov. 20, 2012 7:18 am
not a clove, a bulb of garlic each time I shop :) still drinking my coffee this morning!
 
Justus&Dane's Mom
Nov. 20, 2012 7:19 am
As long as its not moldy it should be fine. Mine will get yucky spots on them or like I said, they get rubbery and then start sprouting a green sprout, I throw them out then.
 
bd.weld
Nov. 20, 2012 7:22 am
http://stilltasty.com/fooditems/index/17237 This may help. You can freeze garlic.
 
Marianne
Nov. 20, 2012 7:57 am
I just store a head of garlic in my pantry in a little ceramic open pot. It's good for several weeks for sure.
 
Nov. 20, 2012 8:35 am
If you roast it in then, it will keep for a very long time frozen. If you freeze raw garlic the texture will change when you thaw it.
 
Nov. 20, 2012 8:35 am
sorry.....'roast it in the OVEN then freeze....'
 
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