A close-up of strings of garlic, a bulbous herb (Allium sativum) used worldwide as a pungent flavoring in cooking. Each garlic bulb has about 10 to 20 segments, which are called cloves. Stringing and hanging up garlic bulbs for exposure to the air is a traditional way to dry the garlic after harvest from underground. This keeps moisture in the individual garlic cloves that are enclosed in their own papery skins. Strings of garlic are sometimes hung for decoration or for good luck in homes and businesses, especially restaurants, where they may be suspended over the entry door to ward off evil s

A close-up of strings of garlic, a bulbous herb (Allium sativum) used worldwide as a pungent flavoring in cooking. Each garlic bulb has about 10 to 20 segments, which are called cloves. Stringing and hanging up garlic bulbs for exposure to the air is a traditional way to dry the garlic after harvest from underground. This keeps moisture in the individual garlic cloves that are enclosed in their own papery skins. Strings of garlic are sometimes hung for decoration or for good luck in homes and businesses, especially restaurants, where they may be suspended over the entry door to ward off evil s Stock Photo
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Michele and Tom Grimm / Alamy Stock Photo

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RXG9MB

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48.8 MB (3 MB Compressed download)

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5041 x 3386 px | 42.7 x 28.7 cm | 16.8 x 11.3 inches | 300dpi

Date taken:

4 September 2017

Location:

USA

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This image could have imperfections as it’s either historical or reportage.

A close-up of strings of garlic, a bulbous herb (Allium sativum) used worldwide as a pungent flavoring in cooking. Each garlic bulb has about 10 to 20 segments, which are called cloves. Stringing and hanging up garlic bulbs for exposure to the air is a traditional way to dry the garlic after harvest from underground. This keeps moisture in the individual garlic cloves that are enclosed in their own papery skins. Strings of garlic are sometimes hung for decoration or for good luck in homes and businesses, especially restaurants, where they may be suspended over the entry door to ward off evil spirits.

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