I just happened to get 6 heads of black garlic today at a great price. They let me sample this first. It reminded me of a soft molasses candy with a lite hint or garlic.
We will try this a few different ways. Possibly this scallop recipe.
Aged Black Garlic: a new superfood? | Steamy Kitchen Recipes
You can make your own black garlic by taking regular garlic and sticking it in a 150 degree oven (or similar, wonder if a crock pot would work) for 40 days. Just make sure the humidity stays up, you don't want them to dry out.
How to Make Black Garlic | eHow.com
Sounds like an incubator would be that way to go. But at $150-$300 or more, I will continue to get mine at the same source.
Black garlic is sweet meets savory, a perfect mix of molasses-like richness and tangy garlic undertones. It has a tender, almost jelly-like texture with a melt-in-your-mouth consistency similar to a soft dried fruit.
I was recently given quite a bit of black garlic, I'm going to make a modified version of this recipe: