How to Make Roasted Garlic ... to Ward Off Vampires

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Garlic will keep vampires off your doorstep this Halloween — except friendly ones in their Twilight costumes, of course. Bonus: Once roasted, this vampire repellent is delicious. Follow our easy step-by-step how-to, then spread the fragrant cloves on toasted baguette rounds for a quick appetizer, or puree them into pasta sauce or soup. For the non-vampires in the crowd, it’ll be the hit of your Halloween party.

Once your garlic is roasted and looks soft and golden like this, use it in these recipes:

Roasted Garlic Bruschetta, garlic and onion based recipes for SCOPE.

Photo by: Janet Rhodes ©2011, Television Food Network, G.P.

Janet Rhodes, 2011, Television Food Network, G.P.

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