A whole program about garlic? How about a whole lifetime? Allium scientist Eric Block has spent his career studying garlic, onions and leeks, and their many cousins. He's a garlic geek! He walks us through the compounds in onions that make us cry, the different-flavored compounds found in garlic, and how their flavors change when you chop them up and cook them.
- Eric Block, professor of Chemistry at University at Albany-New York, author of Garlic and Other Alliums: The Lore and The Science (Published by the Royal Society of Chemistry)
- Peggy Magister, Chef at Crazy Water Restaurant, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 2010 James Beard Award nominee for Best Midwest Chef