Garlicky Skillet Greens with Ham

Garlicky Skillet Greens with Ham

Garlicky Skillet Greens with Ham
Garlic confit, a silky, spreadable condiment, relies on a French technique for gently poaching peeled whole cloves in oil or fat. The process caramelizes the cloves and draws out their sweetness, yielding a sumptuous spread. We love to use it in dishes like these skillet-cooked greens from Linton Hopkins, chef and owner of Restaurant Eugene in Atlanta, which feature garlic confit and a piquant sorghum gastrique.Romulo Yanes

Garlic confit, a silky, spreadable condiment, relies on a French technique for gently poaching peeled whole cloves in oil or fat. The process caramelizes the cloves and draws out their sweetness, yielding a sumptuous spread. We love to use it in dishes like these skillet-cooked greens, which feature garlic confit and a piquant sorghum gastrique. This recipe, from Linton Hopkins, chef and owner of Restaurant Eugene in Atlanta, first appeared in our November 2014 issue with the story The Glories of Garlic.