Cleaning and Trimming Leeks
Leeks make a great addition to stews, sauces, and many other meals. You need to prepare leeks for use in a recipe by cleaning and trimming them. Preparing a leek for your next great kitchen masterpiece is a snap:
3Slit the leek in half lengthwise.
You may leave the base of the bulb intact if you don’t want two leek halves.