The Garlic Companion

Recipes, Crafts, Preservation Techniques, and Simple Ways to Grow Your Own

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By Kristin Graves

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$21.99 CAD



  1. ebook $16.99 $21.99 CAD
  2. Hardcover $26.00 $34.00 CAD

Celebrate all things garlic, with this stunning cookbook featuring 36 garlic-forward recipes, as well as spice mixes, craft ideas, floral arrangements, growing instructions, and inspiration for garlic-themed dinners. 

In The Garlic Companion, author and garlic devotee Kristin Graves celebrates the wonderful world of this pungent herb, including how to plant, grow, harvest, and preserve it, as well as how to use both the bulbs and the scapes (flowering stems) in decorations and crafts such as garlic braids and wreaths. She has created 36 recipes that focus on using garlic in all its various forms—from Garlic Scape Refrigerator Pickles to Honey Garlic Ribs to Black Garlic Chocolate Chip Cookies—and offers dozens of ideas for celebrating the garlic harvest. 

  • “If you love garlic, you need this book.”
    Niki Jabbour, author of The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener and Growing Under Cover
  • "Full of good ideas and tempting recipes. I can't wait to add it to my library!”
    Barbara Damrosch, author of The Garden Primer
  • The Garlic Companion should be in the hands of every gardener, planter and future farmer who has ever thought about growing garlic, and on the shelf of every person who loves to eat it."
    Twyla Campbell, food writer and author of Prairie: Seasonal, Farm-Fresh Recipes Celebrating the Canadian Prairies

On Sale
Sep 17, 2024
Page Count
224 pages

Kristin Graves

About the Author

Kristin Graves is a fifth-generation farmer in Alberta, Canada. In addition to her vegetable CSA, she focuses on growing fresh garlic for local markets and creating value-added products to ship across Canada. Her website is, and her Instagram handle is @fifthgengardens.

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