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In Onions and Garlic

What are leeks?

A vegetable related to onions and garlic.
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What can you substitute for Leeks?

Depending on the recipe, you can use onions or green onions in place of leeks. It won't be identical but it can be close.
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How do you prepare leeks?

To prepare leeks, cut off the roots. If the dark-green outer leaves are tough, spotty, dirty, or damaged, remove them. Trim the ends of the remaining leaves. Take a sharp knif (MORE)
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How are leeks made?

Leeks are not "made" by humans; they grow in the ground just like onions do.
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Can you freeze leeks?

You can freeze leeks if you would like but it is not the best idea. This is because it will retain a lot of moisture just like most products do when they are in the freezer. A (MORE)
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Were do leeks come from?

Leeks are like grass or leaves that grow in warmer areas like the tropicals if it is grown in the polar zone then it will die.
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Are leeks a vegetable?

Leeks are a type of root vegetable which are similar to onions. They also have almost the same taste as onions just that they are a bit milder. They are a bit different in sha (MORE)
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How are leeks sold?

Either pre packed, or lose by the pound or kilo
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What rhymes with leeks?

Beaks, leaks, creeks, creaks, cheeks, reeks, seeks, speaks, weeks, wreaks, streaks, and techniques are some end rhymes of leeks.
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Are leeks and shallots similar?

related but not alike. shallots are a small bulb like an onion but spliting into smaller segments like garlic - also tasting somewhere between onion and garlic. leeks are a th (MORE)
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Does leeks kill chickens?

No They will not kill a chicken but they likely will not eat leeks. Leeks are part of the onion family of plants and unless the leeks are very young and just breaking the surf (MORE)
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Are wild leeks native to Ohio?

They do grow wild throughout the state in the woodlands and metroparks areas. Wild, im assuming meaning they are native to this climate. They only last a few weeks though at t (MORE)
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How do you wash leeks?

Firstly you cut off a lot of the "tops" of the leeks, leaving just 2-3 inches of green on top of the white stem - this is the useable part of the leek. Then, you split the lee (MORE)
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What can you use instead of leeks?

Some people may say that onions or shallots are a good substitute, but be careful: they may give a strong unwanted flavour where a more subtle flavour would have been better.
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What is the history of leeks?

Leeks were a part of the Egyptian diet from around the 2nd millennium B.C., and were grown in Mesopotamia from about the same period. The leek was the favorite vegetable of th (MORE)