Sweet and Sour “Cured” Garlic


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By Irene Kuo

Published 1977

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There is no limit to garlic’s virtues. Even though it is used primarily as a seasoning, garlic is also a delectable vegetable as well as one of the oldest and most effective anti-pest agents.

Late in the spring, just as the bugs were beginning to be active in the garden, Ar-chang, our family cook, would frame the kitchen doors with small bouquets of long-stemmed garlic. While he regularly fed us his delicious garlic soup, made with balls of turnip and dried scallops, my nurse, Liu-m