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What can I do with lots of fresh-grown chives?

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AmeliaJ added over 1 year ago

http://m.epicurious.com...

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Sam1148 added over 1 year ago

A chive butter milk dressing is pretty good.

If they chives are planted outside they're pretty hardy and survive well in frost and cold weather (to a point depending on where you live)..when it's rcold outside chives are one of the last things to go---I'd leave them because it's really nice to have some green herbage in the winter and late fall.
You can even cut them back and if they're in pots tie a clear laundry bag around them--leaving the little hold in the top so you can water them....it makes a 'green house' for them on very cold days.

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sexyLAMBCHOPx added over 1 year ago

Chive frittata, savory chive biscuits, pesto, chive potato pancakes... Perhaps replacing scallions with the chives for this, http://www.food52.com/recipes...

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MTMitchell added over 1 year ago

Compound butter. Scrambled eggs and chives (my staple breakfast as a kid).

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ChefOno added over 1 year ago


Soup, soup, soup. This time of year, include them in fresh corn chowder (and garnish with them too). Chives are especially heavenly in leek soup and of course they go well in potato soup (not to mention on baked potatoes).

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louisez added over 1 year ago

You could dry them if you have a dehydrator.
Wonderful for biscuits made with cheddar and chives, which freeze well.

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cookbookchick added over 1 year ago

Chives freeze well, too.

Lost_in_NYC added over 1 year ago

Mix with goat cheese (and other herbs) to use as a spread or as a filling.

cec75 added over 1 year ago

Chive pesto, chive oil, chive purée and freeze

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QueenSashy added over 1 year ago

Chive omlet.

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