Leek

A member of the onion family that resembles an oversize green onion with overlapping, wide, green leaves, a fat, white stalk, and shaggy roots at the bulb end. Leeks have a subtle onion flavor.

Recipes

  1. Leek and Garlic Mashed Potatoes

    Mashed potatoes become even more mouth watering with the addition of whipping cream garlic and leek .

  2. Chicken-Leek Casserole

    This chicken and leek combination accented with a delicate cream-and-wine sauce is an elegant but easy dish that's perfect for parties or special family meals.

  3. Zucchini-Leek Tart

    The smooth custardy filling for this savory tart includes zucchini, leek , and Gruyere cheese. Serve it for a weekend breakfast or brunch.

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Articles

  1. Demi-Glace: Part 1 – Feel the Veal

    Fri, 27 Mar 2015

    If you saw the post from earlier today, you know this video has been delayed do to mysterious, and near catastrophic audio problems, but finally we have the first “demi” of the recipe, and I hope it was worth the wait. This is my technique for veal demi-glace, and there’s not much to it. I’m going for a pure veal stock reduction, fortified with nothing more than mirepoix and tomato. I don’t do the classic roux-based “espagnole” sauce, which is traditionally mixed with veal stock and reduced by half. Modern versions like this forgo the flour, and simply reduce the stock until the natural gelatin from the bones thickens things up. You get a much more intensely flavored sauce, with a wonderfully luxurious mouthfeel. I also usually make a pure version of the stock without the traditional “bouquet garni,” which is a very classic bundle of herbs and spices, usually wrapped and tied in a piece of leek . It looks pretty, but I can add any or all of those flavors anytime I want, and we’re also always going to use this as a base for other sauces and applications, all of which bring their own herb and spice blends. Basically, like to keep my options open. Stay tuned for part two , where I’ll show you what to do with this life-changing liquid, as well as how to portion and store it for many months of brown sauce nirvana. I hope you call your butcher and order some veal bones soon. Enjoy! Ingredients for 3-4 quarts of Demi-Glace: 10 lbs veal bones, joints and marrow bones 1 tbsp vegetable oil 4 carrots, cut in 2-inch pieces 3 onions, cut in eighths (I did without thinking, but you don’t have to peel the onions) 4 ribs celery, cut in 2-inch pieces 1 (6-oz) can tomato paste *10 quarts water *While the stock simmers very, very gently for 18 hours, the level will drop a few inches in the pot, which is fine, but if it seems like the liquid level is getting low, add a few cups of water in.

  2. Cooking Up Romance: 10 Aphrodisiac Foods

    Sun, 9 Feb 2014

    Sauce is a masculine dish with a savory sauce; vegetables, cream, cheese, saffron, red wine and more come together in Silky Leek and Red Wine Soup for an enriching experience. And dress up sweet cantaloupe with red wine in Cantaloupe with Red Wine Syrup . It

  3. Brussels Sprouts — Easy Thanksgiving, One Recipe at a Time

    Tue, 12 Nov 2013

    If your family is wild about dumplings, make these Brussels Sprouts and Leek Dumplings . If you would rather have a Caesar salad than any other side dish you can imagine, then by all means go for Shaved Brussels

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Videos

  1. How to Make Layered Potatoes and Leeks

    Mon, 31 Oct 2011

    so our potatoes are now done and our leek and mushroom mixture is done. We simmer ..... slices of potatoes. So, our mushroom and leek mixture is now ready, nice and tender ..... well take about 1/3 of our mushroom- leek mixture. So you can just eyeball this

    Leek found at 3:20, 3:55, 4:34

    let them boil. Alright, so our potatoes are now done and our leek and mushroom mixture is done. We simmer those potatoes for about 3 minutes and we've drained them right there. So, in our
    you get some nice thin slices of potatoes. So, our mushroom and leek mixture is now ready, nice and tender, and our potatoes are also ready. We let those simmer for about 3 minutes covered
    dine. There you go, perfect. Then, well take about 1/3 of our mushroom- leek mixture. So you can just eyeball this as well and we're gonna layer that on top of our potatoes. This is gonna
  2. How to Cook a Fish in Parchment Paper

    Thu, 15 May 2014

    [MUSIC] We've taken the salmon and we've laid it on the parchment paper, we're gonna top the salmon with some leek , a little bit of grape tomato, the pinch of salt, a drop of. White wine, some fresh thyme, and a nice stab of butter

    Leek found at 0:11

    it on the parchment paper, we're gonna top the salmon with some leek , a little bit of grape tomato, the pinch of salt, a drop of. White wine, some fresh thyme, and a nice stab

Food Blogs We Love

  1. Brown Butter Apple, Leek and Jones Bacon Stuffing (Gluten-Free Friendly!)

    Fri, 7 Nov 2014

    Brown Butter Apple, Leek and Jones Bacon Stuffing is a flavor-packed, gluten-free friendly stuffing recipe highlighting ..... never been excited about the stuffing...until Brown Butter Apple, Leek and Jones Bacon Stuffing came into my life that is. Oven-toasted gluten-free or regular

  2. Thanksgiving 2012: Mushroom & Leek Bread Pudding

    Sun, 11 Nov 2012

    Mushroom & Leek Bread Pudding is an alternative to Thanksgiving stuffing. This recipe comes from Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa, via Food Network Magazine.

  3. Mushroom and Leek Spaghetti Carbonara

    Fri, 20 Mar 2015

    1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 5 slices pancetta or thick cut bacon – cubed 1 leek – thinly sliced 8 ounces fresh mushrooms – sliced 2 whole eggs + 2 additional egg yolks – beaten 1 cup grated Parmigiano Reggiano

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How To

  1. How to Make Sushi Rice

    Sat, 1 Jan 2000

    a clean kitchen towel for assembling your rolls. Spicy Broccoli Sprout Sushi Spicy sprouts, such as broccoli, arugula, or leek , give sushi rolls a delicate crunch and peppery flavor. California Rolls This California roll is an example of an "inside

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