In the culinary world, the term "black gold" is usually reserved for truffles, those delicious mushrooms that make everything taste better. But did you know that black gold could also be black garlic, which is equally tasty -- and, perhaps, a little easier to come by? Although it may sound like one of those items you don't really need, we're going to insist that -- yes, you do.
Nicole Danna Black garlic from the Little House in Boynton Beach.
Clean Plate Charlie stumbled upon it this weekend, when the Little House owner Chrissy Benoit -- founder of Lake Worth's Havana hideout -- gave us a taste of some in her Boynton restaurant. Recently, she's been using black garlic to flavor some of the Little House's most popular dishes, including the daily mac and cheese.More »