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Pureed garlic makes 'puffy white cloud'

Posted: July 9, 2014 at 2:12 a.m.

Toum is a Lebanese garlic sauce.

Toum is a Lebanese garlic sauce.

The next time you take a hostess gift to dinner, skip the flowers and present a puffy white cloud of garlic goodness instead. Lebanese cooks know it as toum (TOOM) and call it a sauce or paste. But it's akin to alchemy.

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