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By: Anonymous: hungry () on Tuesday, March 31 2009 @ 08:36 AM PDT (Read 4060 times)  
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Thought I'd roast some garlicy cauliflower and look what happened, no that is not mold. Can anyone explain this?

All I did was mix together freshly crushed garlic with a little lemon juice, freshly ground pepper, salt and olive oil. I drizzled this over the cauliflower flowerettes and baked in a preheated oven at 350 F. This is what came out. The garlic mixture turned blue. As you can see in the photo, I baked this in a nonreactive container (ceramic).


By: Lenore (offline) on Tuesday, March 31 2009 @ 02:07 PM PDT  

Garlic turns blue when cooked in certain ways. From this metafilter thread:
I found a link to Harold McGee's blog post on the blue garlic phenomenon:
Hurrah for Harold McGee!

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