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Garlic Hangover. . .

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Beach Chick Mar 21, 2013 02:35 PM

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?

  1. ipsedixit Mar 21, 2013 02:43 PM

    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
      Veggo Mar 21, 2013 02:54 PM

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

    2. Veggo Mar 21, 2013 02:46 PM

      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
        ipsedixit Mar 21, 2013 02:47 PM

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

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          Beach Chick Mar 21, 2013 05:06 PM

          For reals player...

        2. mrbigshotno.1 Mar 21, 2013 06:23 PM

          I think you might be judging on your breath

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            Beach Chick Mar 22, 2013 07:24 AM

            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
              ipsedixit Mar 22, 2013 07:48 AM

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

            2. fldhkybnva Mar 22, 2013 08:14 AM

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

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              1. re: fldhkybnva
                hannaone Mar 22, 2013 09:05 AM

                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.....

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