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If you are eating seasonally you must be including Leeks in your menus.


Tuesday, December 10, 2013

They’re in the same family as onions, but they have a milder, subtler flavor, and an extraordinary texture. They’re also packed with nutrients. Heaps of vitamins (K, A, C, B, folate – you name it), plus manganese, and many of the same health benefits as their allium cousins, onions and garlic.


Braised Leeks with Garlic and Wine
www.thekitchn.com/recipe
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Creamy Leek and Yogurt Soup
www.thekitchn.com/recipe
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Greek Spinach and Leek Pie
www.telegraph.co.uk/food
anddrink/recipes/4228454/G
reek-spinach-and-leek-pie-
recipe.html





Potato and Leek Galette
www.thekitchn.com/recipe
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ecipes-from-the-kitchn-184420





Leek and Greens Tart with Cornmeal Crust
food52.com/recipes/10029
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Mushroom and Leek Risotto
www.thekitchn.com/recipe
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Grilled Mushroom and Leek Flatbread Pizza
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ting/healthy-recipes/12-su
rprising-foods-grill/slide/9




Sweet Potato & Leek Winter Pizza
ecosalon.com/winter-ingr
edient-twist-sweet-potato-
and-leek-pizza-recipe/
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AALLEY2 12/24/2013 1:55PM

    Love leeks! emoticon for sharing!
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CTUPTON 12/21/2013 2:09PM

    Your photos are definitely making me hungry!

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IMEMINE1 12/15/2013 6:05PM

    These look so yummy.

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THINANDFITEMILY 12/13/2013 9:39PM

    I love leeks! Love all the onions and these are so great yum!

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ERIN1957 12/12/2013 9:33AM

    I just bought some too! I love the looks of that Greek dish and may have to just do it tomorrow. Thanks for some amazing recipes!!
Hugs,
Erin

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SLIMSHANN 12/12/2013 1:14AM

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I love leeks. They were the gate way to onions for my husband. He would never eat onions so I just said "oh, they're not onions, they're leeks" poof! now he buys buys and eats onions by the big bag full
Thanks for the reminder

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DAWNWATERWOMAN 12/11/2013 8:09PM

    looks yummy. I hope that you are well. Love ya

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L*I*T*A* 12/11/2013 12:28PM

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WISLNDR 12/11/2013 5:16AM

    Oh, that leek and yogurt soup is looking awfully good! I'm getting my shopping list together!!

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NEW-CAZ 12/11/2013 2:46AM

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GLAMNGLOWDIVA 12/11/2013 1:46AM

    I'm not big on onions and I know they come from the same family. BUT it does look really good.

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DS9KIE 12/10/2013 10:36PM

    looks yummy

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MFBUTTERFLY 12/10/2013 9:49PM

    emoticon Thanks!

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DEBBIEANNE1124 12/10/2013 9:27PM

    These look awful terrific and tastey. I've actually never had leeks.

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HELEN_BRU 12/10/2013 9:09PM

    Yummy! Will have to try some of these. Thanks!

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DESERTJULZ 12/10/2013 9:07PM

    Yep! I love leeks! One of my favorite recipes is black-eyed peas & greens, with leeks. You simply cook up black-eyed peas, add garlic, dark leafy greens (kale, collards), and leeks and simmer till the greens are soft. Lovely thick soup.

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