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Braised Leeks and Artichokes (Recipe)

I like to serve this both as a side dish and as an appetizer, with sliced bread as an accompaniment. It really celebrates the bounty of spring; want to up the ante? Add peas, green beans, fresh fennel…

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Portobello and Leek Gratin (Recipe)

  This hearty entree will satisfy both vegetarians and meat eaters alike. Mushroom and Leek Gratin. Ingredients: 4 Tablespoons olive oil, divided 2 Pounds Portobello mushrooms (abo…

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Butternut Squash Gratin with Leeks and Apples

  Update this holiday mainstay with an array of fresh produce. Butternut Squash Gratin with Leeks and Apples Ingredients: 3 Tablespoons olive oil, divided 2 Medium leeks, white and…

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12 Ways to Use Leeks

  A member of the allium family, leeks count onions, shallots and garlic among their cousins, though they look like giant scallions. Leeks are perhaps the least popular among the bunch, which …

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Leek & Sweet Pea Pancakes (Recipe)

  How's this for a delightful springtime twist on the potato pancake -- and with a heck of a lot less work, too! I served these during a homemade weekend brunch with fresh scallions and sour c…

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Leeks Vinaigrette (Recipe)

  With the warmer months of the year just on the horizon, this room temperature dish will be a perfect spring/summer side. You can prepare it up to three days ahead of time, just keep it in th…

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10 Vegetarian Soups & Stews for Fall

It's been just about a week since the first day of fall here in the northern hemisphere, and it's finally starting to cool down a bit around here. One of the best things about fall is trading out …

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Fresh Twist on Crudite

Although you might have fond memories of carrot sticks and Ranch dressing, it might be the last thing youd serve at a party. That said, its the courteous hostess who provides something healthy for t…

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Harvest Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkins are one of our favorite harvest foods: Sweet, earthy and overflowing with health-promoting beta-carotenes. Here they are combined with leeks, apples and cider to make a spicy, hearty soup, pe…

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Leek and Three Cheese Pizza

Here is a quick and easy springtime pizza loaded with tender, iron-rich leeks and three kinds of cheese. Buying pre-made pizza dough makes it a cinch to make, and a sprinkling of fresh chives at the e…

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