Where to UseNow, don’t mistake garlic flakes as anything other than an excellent addition to any well rounded spice cabinet in the kitchen. When you are looking for garlic flavor and texture, then garlic flakes should be your choice. When cooking with liquids flakes are perfect to be added directly to dishes like chili, soups, stews, casseroles, dressings, gravies, sauces and marinades, pickles, and dressings.
For handy garlic conversions use: 1 fresh garlic clove = 1/8 teaspoon of garlic powder or 1/4 teaspoon of granulated garlic or 1/2 teaspoon of garlic flakes.
You can rehydrate the flakes by first soaking them in cool water for 30 minutes.