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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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Leeks Braised in White Wine (Recipe)

  This simple, yet amazingly delicious meal, is a staple side dish in my kitchen. Leeks get to be the star of the show, and, trust me, they totally deserve it. If you love leeks and you love t…

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Leek & Dill Soup (Recipe)

  We're kicking off leek season with this go-to classic with a great twist. Love leeks? Tune in for more great recipes in the next few weeks! Leek-Potato Soup with Dill Oil Ingredients: …

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5 Underappreciated Green Vegetables You Should Be Eating

Michelle Obama wants us to make half of our plate fruits or vegetables, it is World Vegetarian Awareness Month, and we all know how over and over vegetables are proven nutrition superheroes. But befor…

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Sweet Potato Ginger Soup

Eating a rainbow of colors isn't so easy in the winter, but here is a soup that is as sweet and pungent as it is colorful. More accurately, the soup will be as colorful as the sweet potatoes that you …

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