If you asked me to name the one ingredient I cannot live without in my kitchen, I'd say garlic. I use garlic in just about
every sauce, salsa, stir-fry or soup I make. I love it for its flavor and I'm protecting my health while I tickle my taste
buds—that's great news! Studies show garlic may lower breast, colon, stomach, throat and skin cancer risks. It's
heart-healthy, too, as it's been shown to prevent clotting. Find out the secret to all these health
benefits and try these kitchen tricks to make the most of garlic's cancer-fighting properties
Garlic is harvested in the fall, so look for it now at your local farmers' market and use it in these delicious garlicky recipes.
Chicken in Garlic-Vinegar Sauce
—Braising chicken in vinegar and herbs
is a very popular way of cooking in Mediterranean Europe. Often paired with sweet sausage, this is a gutsy, wholesome dish
that can be made a day ahead. Serve with whole-wheat couscous tossed with fresh herbs and steamed broccolini.
—Serve this great-tasting, tender steak as part of a taco party or with a mixed green salad and sliced
with Creamy Garlic Dressing
—Inspired by a Lebanese pasta dish, we toss steamed green beans with garlicky yogurt
for an easy side dish. Try it with roast lamb.