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Living - August 14, 2009

Epicure: Garlic: The Mystical Food

by Jacqui Love Marshall

I love garlic and it gets taken for granted so often. Garlic (allium sativum) has been lovingly nicknamed the "stinking rose" yet it is actually a member of the lily family, cousin to onions, leeks, chives and shallots. Besides its wondrously intense and versatile flavor, it's also very good for your body. The medicinal and healing benefits of garlic have long been noted.

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