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How to Clean a Leek

What is a Leek? A leek is a member of the onion family and considerably larger than its cousins.  Usually just the white and light green pats are eaten but the darker green ends can also be eaten.  They just need a longer cook time to tenderize and are frequently used when making homemade stocks. […]

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Onions…What are the Differences?

The ONION comes in a number of types, sizes and colors. Surprisingly, it is a “super star” when it comes to medicinal properties and is rich in antioxidants, cuts inflammation, and is said to reduce heart disease and cancer risks. The flavonoids in onion are more concentrated in the outer layers of the flesh, so peel off […]

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