Tag: leeks

How to Store Vegetables Without Plastic Bags

How to Store Vegetables Without Plastic Bags

I have been wanting forever to figure out how to store vegetables without plastic bags. For years I have known about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, and know that plastic-free (or less dependent!) is the way to go. If you haven’t already, you’ll need to […]

Cornmeal Pie with Greens and Leeks Recipe

Cornmeal Pie with Greens and Leeks Recipe

This cornmeal pie with greens and leeks recipe is a delightful combination of leafy greens and savory leeks, grated carrots and potatoes, all flavored with rich Turkish chili flakes and fresh mint. Overall the result is a satisfying vegetarian and gluten-free main dish. The recipe […]

Green Vegetable Soup Recipe

Green Vegetable Soup Recipe

This green vegetable soup recipe takes simple pantry ingredients and transforms them into a light and flavorful soup. No one flavor overpowers another here: the sweetness of the peas mingles with the broccoli, potato, leeks and onion to create a balanced dish perfect as a […]

Sausage Dinner Skillet Recipe with Leeks, Fennel, and Apple

Sausage Dinner Skillet Recipe with Leeks, Fennel, and Apple

This sausage skillet with leeks, fennel, and apple, is a perfect weeknight dinner recipe. The sausages are browned and then baked low and slow with seasonal ingredients in a thyme-scented cider gravy. Braising The low and slow cooking method of braising (cooking ingredients in a […]

Turkish Style Braised Leeks Recipe

Turkish Style Braised Leeks Recipe

This Turkish style braised leeks recipe, or prasa, uses an unsung hero of the vegetable world, the leek. Leeks are combined with extra virgin olive oil, carrots, lemon, and a small amount of white rice for a dish that tastes much more than the sum […]