Garlic's flavor and aroma are permeating and add incomparable flavor to a dish. Garlic (Allium sativum) is from the Alliaceae family like its close relatives chives, leek, and onions. Garlic Powder is an excellent alternative for recipes that call for minced garlic. Made from pure dehydrated garlic, our garlic powder has no preservatives or anti-caking agents. If you do choose to use this in place of fresh Garlic then the garlic powder conversion of 1/8 tsp garlic powder to 1 fresh garlic clove. Garlic powder tends to cling to damp surfaces and adds so well to marinades, seasoning blends and rubs.