Techniques How-To How to Make a Bouquet Garni Published Sep 18, 2009 8:00 AM Techniques David Brabyn SHARE 1. Trim the ends off the leek leaves to make two 7″-long pieces. Place parsley, thyme, and bay leaves in between the leek leaves. David Brabyn 2. Using an 18″-long piece of kitchen twine, wrap tightly to form a packet. David Brabyn 3. Trim excess twine; add to sauce or stock. David Brabyn How-To MORE TO READ RELATED The Saxelby Cheesecake Plums, vanilla bean, and fresh chèvre sparkle in Caroline Schiff’s sweet tribute to the legend of American-made cheese. READ NOW RELATED Kosher Cachopa Michael Twitty’s take on Cape Verde’s iconic, hearty stew honors the island nation’s Jewish roots. RELATED Quick-Pickled Beets This stress-free method will have you snacking on nature's candy without the post-canning cleanup.