Mirepoix is a classic French mixture of about 2 parts onion and 1 part each celery and carrot. It is the beginning of many soups, stew and sauces. My version includes leeks and a bit less celery with a bit … Continue reading

Preparing Leeks

How to Trim, Clean and Cut Leeks #4. Use tepid (a little warmer than cool) water to wash the leeks. It removes the dirt easier. #5. The dark green part is used for flavoring, since they are tough and stringy. … Continue reading