I’m a firm believer in “waste not, want not.” I honestly try to use as much as possible in the kitchen. From making take 2 meals out of leftovers, to using egg shells and coffee grinds for garden compost. In keeping with that theme, I have a great kitchen tip/trick to make an endless supply of scallions to share! My Mom used to do this and it couldn’t be easier. The next time you have a bunch of scallions don’t throw away the white bulb portion. Save them to grow new scallions with. Good news is you don’t need even need dirt or a garden to do it. Sound impossible? It’s not, find out how after the jump!
What you’ll need:
Scallion (Green Onion) Bulbs
What to do:
1. Place cold water into a shallow mason jar (or the like). Insert scallion bulbs (pictured above). Place jar in a sunny area (like a window sill).
2. In 3-4 days green portion of the onion will have begun to sprout. Cut and use green portion for your cooking as needed. I find that scissors work well for snipping bits off.
3. Change water every 1-2 days.
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