As it’s one of the most popular seasonings in cooking, you will find yourself in need of Garlic Powder when making almost any recipe. Having garlic powder seasoning on hand in your pantry is essential. Not only is garlic powder a wonderful flavoring agent to most recipes, but this dried garlic doesn't spoil. There is no need to re-hydrate powdered garlic. About 1/8 tsp. of fine garlic powder is equal to 1 average size garlic clove.