Origin of leek
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH leekleak, leek
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How to use leek in a sentence
Melted leeks are sweeter and richer in flavor, while scallions provide a nice crunch and sharp flavor for garnishing a dish.
Add the leek and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened but not browned, 4 to 5 minutes.
It’s made with early-harvest vegetables — leeks, peas, new potatoes, spinach and herbs — and is simply seasoned so their delicate flavors come through clearly.
True to its roots, this dish is adaptable to just about any combination of vegetables you have on hand, such as asparagus, peas, potato, leeks, broccoli, you name it.Creamy skillet chicken with biscuits gets a healthful upgrade without losing flavor|Ellie Krieger|April 1, 2021|Washington Post
The end result was a sheet of bronzed chicken with a heap of soft-but-not-mushy peas and leeks infused with the rendered chicken fat.
Lon did so with a proper pantomime of indifference, but it was a leek to eat, and there was no denying it.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 4 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
Ees eet dat de amiable Mrs. Croydon she do have a deeferent husband leek a sailor mans een all de harbors?Love in a Cloud|Arlo Bates
We got out to the road about dark, and reached Leek, Springs where we found some grass, and camped.Journal of a Trip to California by the Overland Route Across the Plains in 1850-51|E. S. (Eleazer Stillman) Ingalls
Though my head be like a leek, white, may not my heart be like the blade, green?
It is said that Mr. Wardle, of Leek, is now seeking for dyes of pure unadulterated colours, and mordants to fix them.Needlework As Art|Marian Alford