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Mar 21, 2013 02:35 PM

Garlic Hangover. . .

I make this concoction in the food processor with a couple heads of fresh garlic, Serrano & jalapeno chiles, shallots with some fresh lemon juice and its my go to for everything in food, except dessert.

Sometimes, I get these wicked headaches and I feel it is attributed to my copious garlic intake..I offset the smell with fresh mint, which works wonders.

Feels like I partied like its 1999 but I didn't.
Anyone else experience this?

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  1. No, but I understand the vaunted "hair of the dog" trick works equally well for garlic hangovers as it does for the more inebriated kind.

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    1. re: ipsedixit

      Ipse, I wasn't thinking "hair of the dog", and your mamma should slap your face...:)

    2. I dunno, BC916. I find the effects of garlic over-indulgence to be quite energizing the next morning.

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      1. re: Veggo

        I attribute it more to the chile peppers than the garlic.

        1. I think you might be judging on your breath

          1. I drank a big glass of ice tea, worked out and then had a couple of small bites of choco chip ice cream and the garlic headache has dissipated..

            Ipsy you think its the chiles?
            Veggo..I'm not even going there.. ; )

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            1. re: Beach Chick

              Probably, or maybe a combo of chiles and garlic. That's a lot for the system to assimilate, esp. in large, constant quantities.

            2. I eat a ton of garlic and have never noticed this, interesting.

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              1. re: fldhkybnva

                Never noticed this either and I eat garlic & peppers in Korean proportions.

                One of my favorite snacks is raw garlic and jalapeno slices dipped in gochujang - kinda like eating garlic and peppers dipped in garlic and peppers.....