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    Chopping chives easily

    Zeldaz
    Wed Sep 11, 2013 10:00 am
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    I use scissors, but am going to try this anyway.
    From Michael Ruhlman.



    Wrap a bundle of chives in a damp folded towel and then cut. It solves two problems: you don’t crush them as you can when they rest flat on the board; and you don’t wind up with long strings of half cut chive where they knife didn’t go all the way through.
    Happy Harry #2
    Wed Sep 11, 2013 11:00 am
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    Love this tip! I grow lots of chives and use a lot. I'm always harvesting at an early date so they are rather thin. Looking forward to trying this. Thanks Z.
    Kerfuffle-Upon-Wincle
    Wed Sep 11, 2013 12:34 pm
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    Cooking just for me I never need that many at a time ~ I'll continue to use scissors!
    SarasotaCook
    Wed Sep 11, 2013 12:46 pm
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    Nice tip, but never need that many. Even for catering. I use shears. But, a good tip.
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