Chives are one of the most popular culinary herbs and experts recognize that, although some dishes do not benefit from the use of an onion, actually earn in flavor and aroma for the slightly different taste and texture of this chives plant.
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- Harvest chives plant with a sharp knife. The goal is not to achieve an excess of tears in individual plants as chives grow in clumps that often occurs when blunt scissors or knives are used.
- Wash the onions under running water to remove dirt, insects and other debris.
- Put the onions in a little clean absorbent paper. Patting dry them with another piece of paper. Repeat this step until the paper becomes wet with no bottom or the top.
- Your oven racks repositioned so that one is in the middle and the other just below it.
- Preheat oven to 110 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Put the onions in the grid above so as to cover many slots.
- Put the timer for one hour. When it rings, return to oven, remove stalk and feel it between your fingers. The aim is that chives are fragile when touched.
- When you’re getting close to the desired result, turn off the oven and let cool in the chives plant.