Garlic may be small but its value is well known.
- Garlic has a rich history dating back as far as 6000 years. It is among the oldest cultivated plants in the world. The ancient Egyptians worshiped garlic.
- Garlic is a root vegetable, with the bulb (head) growing underground. Each head is composed of 6-12 smaller cloves. One clove has about 4 calories.
- The pungent flavor of garlic is created after cutting or chopping garlic, causing a chemical reaction to take place.
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