from Epicurious, serves 4
- 2 large heads of garlic
- 4 tb olive oil
- Preheat oven to 350°F. Cut top 1/4 inch off heads of garlic to expose cloves. Place garlic in small baking dish. Add oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper; toss to coat. Turn garlic cut side up.
- Cover tightly with aluminum foil. Bake until garlic skins are golden brown and cloves are tender, about 55 minutes. Cool. Squeeze garlic cloves from skins.
- Smear on toasted French bread, blend into hummus, whip into mashed potatoes.