I've eaten a few immature garlic bulbs already, nice flavor. But now I'm learning about something I had never even knew existed before this summer...garlic scapes.
Garlic scapes are the seed pods of the garlic plant. I don't know that they have any amazing health properties outside the general goodness found in garlic as we discussed in October. Oh, and attracting women!
I've got about 50 of these things to toy with. So far I've eaten them raw (pretty strong!), sauteed them in butter (OMG), and cooked some alongside potatoes in my hot air fryer (crunchy). I'm tempted to throw a couple into a crock of sauerkraut, but afraid it might ruin the batch.
Here's a website called Serious Eats, with seven garlic scape recipes...
Anybody else heard of these gems?