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How To Cut and Clean Leeks

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In the video below, A&M leak two nifty ways to clean and cut leeks in a video for The Today Show's Cooking School series. Weep no more before your produce stand, wondering, helpless and bewildered, how to tackle the insidious dirt trapped inside this onion relative. We're using these techniques for kaykay's Absurdly Addictive Asparagus and Waverly's Morel Crostini: what are your favorite leeks?

You can also watch a larger version of the video -- which was shot and edited by the multi-talented Katie Quinn -- here.

Tags: Spring, Tips & Techniques, Videos, Ingredients