Ing: Minced garlic. Last Changed: 3/26/2013
Garlic is the dried root of a plant that is member of the lily family. Garlic has a distinctive odor and flavor and is used in cuisines throughout the world such as Chinese, Italian and Mexican foods. Since the dried forms are garlic are ten times stronger than fresh, it should be added sparingly to foods to obtain the desired flavor. Minced garlic should be soaked in water briefly before sautéing.