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Garlic......I used a couple of cloves and noticed a brown or green spot in the middle!

Good thing I had an extra bulb, got scared and threw them away. When in doubt,throw them out! But what does the spot in the middle mean???

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4theloveofTink

Asked by 4theloveofTink at 7:48 AM on Mar. 10, 2011 in Food & Drink

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  • It means it is beginning to sprout, no need to throw it out.

    older

    Answer by older at 7:50 AM on Mar. 10, 2011

  • A green spot is probably the garlic getting ready to sprout; not a safety issue in any way. Brown may mean it was starting to sprout and died; that would be spoilage.
    SWasson

    Answer by SWasson at 7:51 AM on Mar. 10, 2011

  • It was fine. Just a little sprout starting to form.
    NannyB.

    Answer by NannyB. at 7:51 AM on Mar. 10, 2011

  • A sprout in the middle of the one clove of garlic???? Weird!!!
    4theloveofTink

    Comment by 4theloveofTink (original poster) at 8:02 AM on Mar. 10, 2011

  • Well it's a Bulb.. of garlic. So when it grows, it would be more than one shoot out of the ground, just like a tulip, ect.
    ChristineJarman

    Answer by ChristineJarman at 10:01 AM on Mar. 11, 2011

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