Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
Many foodies look down on garlic powder as a stale, cheap substitute for the real thing. It's a shortcut for lazy cooks, goes this reasoning, but not something a serious chef would consider. But when you make your own, it's a revelation.