Roasted garlic is delicious and incredibly easy to work with. It is much easier to peel than raw garlic, and other than having to wait for it, it is easy to make.
Simply place the whole bulb of garlic in a baking dish and cover. Cook at 400 for about 30 minutes to an hour. When you pull it out of the oven it will be very hot inside, so you will probably want to let it cool. Cut the bottom off the bulb (where it looks like there used to be a stem). The cloves will squeeze or pull right out of their peels!
Roasted garlic is great in just about everything. Try it in: