Everyday Garlic Chicken Greats

By: Kirsten Vala
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Week Night meal on a white plate

©Food stylist: Jamie Kimm Prop Stylist: Marina Malchin

Food stylist: Jamie Kimm Prop Stylist: Marina Malchin

We're teaming up with other food and garden bloggers to host Summer Fest 2010, a season-long garden party. Each week we'll feature favorite garden-to-table recipes and tips to help you enjoy the bounty, whether you're harvesting your own goodies or buying them fresh from the market. To join in, check out awaytogarden.com.

A few cloves (or heads!) of garlic are great for livening up plain chicken dinners. For an explosion of garlicky flavor, add these favorite weeknight wonders to your repertoire.

30-Minute Meal: Garlic Roasted Chicken

Cloves of garlic roast right along with the chicken. Squeezed the sweet, warm garlic out of the skin and spread onto fresh bread for a sensational side.

Marinade Magic: Roasted Garlic Chicken

This chicken hangs out in a mashed garlic mixture for 2 hours or overnight, so all the garlicky goodness sinks in before dinnertime.

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Food Styling - Jamie Kimm Prop Styling - Marina Malchin

Ina proves that you can never have too much garlic. The Barefoot Contessa mixes up a secret sauce, with loads of garlic, white wine, Cognac and a touch of heavy cream.

5-Ingredient Fix: Citrus Garlic Chicken

With a few key ingredients and a quick marinade, Claire cooks up a flavorful can't-miss chicken dinner.

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