Kitchen basics – how to roast garlic

FinalGarlicI live about 30 minutes north from the garlic capital: Gilroy, California. Each year on (what seems to be) the hottest weekend of the summer, people make the trek to Gilroy to enjoy all things garlic.

I can’t wait until summer. I love garlic on just about anything.

Perfectly roasted garlic is soft, sweet, nutty, caramely and encompasses everything we love about garlic, without the sharp burning after taste. It’s easy to create a jar of roasted garlic cloves at home. Let me show you.

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Mountain View Art & Wine Festival

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This weekend, the city of Mountain View hosted their 44th Annual Art & Wine Festival in Downtown Mountain View. After a massive heat wave throughout the city, it was a pleasant surprise to see the clouds hanging low over the downtown area, as we spent an afternoon treating ourselves to local culinary delights.

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