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Courses: leek soup or fennel salad; stuffed chicken, Brazilian wild salmon or stuffed New York strip; tiramisu.
Woodsy maitake plumes are roasted crisp beside celery-root fritters and smoked leek rémoulade.
Cook shallots, leek, butter, and half of garlic, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are softened but not browned, 4–6 minutes.
Salmon Wellington 5 large leeks (to make 5 cups chopped whites), cleaned and white parts thinly sliced 1 salmon fillet (about 1 1/2 pounds), skin and pin bones removed, sliced in half cross-wise 1.
Smitten Kitchen Everyday, by the award-winning blogger Deb Perelman, spans such clever, crowd-pleasing recipes as two-ingredient oat brittle, leek-and-feta savory pie, and pretzel linzer cookies.
Wash by cutting the leek in half lengthwise and in half again lengthwise and running it under cold water.
Eliana dices the onions, garlic, tomatoes, peppers, leeks, bacon, chicken, pork and beef that will be combined with seasonings and slowly simmered for about three hours.
Split the leeks down the middle and rinse any remaining sand out of the layers.
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Origin and Etymology of leek
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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