Scape pesto is easy to make, and when frozen offers spring all winter long
A few years ago I somehow lost track of our garlic harvest and didn’t have any to replant. My sister’s friend Maria was kind enough to give us twelve bulbs to restart our garlic patch. When I asked Maria what kind it was and she replied, “Hardneck. From my grandmother’s garden. All nonna’s kids plant her garlic.”
She didn’t know if it was Russian, German, Italian, Siberian, French, or red, silver. It was nonna’s garlic and that was good enough for me. As far as I was concerned all it had to be was hardneck. We wanted the garlic scapes as well as the garlic.
From those twelve bulbs we replant garlic every year. Two years ago we planted 100 cloves, last year we Follow the tracks for more