Easy to store & easy to use, dehydrated wild leek bulbs offer the distinctive, untamed flavor of flavor of ramps (wild leeks) any time of the year. Use dehydrated wild leek bulbs just like you'd use dehydrated onions or vegetables.
Companion plants for leeks help prevent populations of predator insects while enhancing growing conditions. Their strong scent isn't a good combo with every plant, but a few don't mind a little onion breath and make great leek plant companions.
How to dehydrate or dry onions in a dehydrator for long term storage. Onions are easy to dehydrate without any blanching or pre-treating. While best stored in large slices, they can easily be crushed into flakes or onion powder.
Leeks vs Green Onions If you have never seen leeks before, you can be forgiven for confusing these plants for green onions. This is because of the similarities between the two plants that both belong to the genus Allium.
Cut leeks into round slices before dehydrating them. (Image: leek image by saied shahinkiya from Fotolia). Leeks belong to the same family as garlic and onions, but are a much more mildly flavored cousin.