Growing Spring onions, also Scallions, Bunching onions, Welsh onion

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15 Jun 10 Michele -- Launceston (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
HELP?? Have let some spring onions grown on .... now look like leeks on steroids with bulbs as big as a regular brown onion. Should I use them or chuck them out?? Any hints on how to use them?? I do make my own tomato relish, sauce and chutney. Can I use some of the sprin onion instead?? Just not sure what to do ... don't like wasting food
05 Aug 10 ajp (Australia - temperate climate)
I did the same last year and they taste just like onions, don't keep as well though. The spring onions that did store ok and are on the smallish side I have replanted to see what happens. Have been picking the top (green part) for weeks now.
16 Jun 10 Chris (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
Michele, I would use them. So long as the stems haven't gone hard (woody) then they should be perfectly ok. If they are woody, then they won't be very edible, but could still add flavour if you remove them from the mix after cooking.
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