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Help! Can someone tell me what "lineups milk" is??!

Liquid Sky Dec 17, 2010 09:27 AM

Hi Everyone,

I was looking at recipes because I want to bake a Leek Casserole. One of the recipes listed "LINEUPS MILK" as an ingredient. I have no idea what this is, nor can I find a definition online or in my dictionary.

Does anyone know what "lineups milk" is? And can I use regular milk or 1/2 & 1/2 instead?


  1. paulj Dec 17, 2010 09:54 AM

    What's the source of this recipe?

    8 Replies
    1. re: paulj
      DuchessNukem Dec 17, 2010 11:04 AM

      Looks like this is the original recipe source:


      I'm also bewildered by 'lineups'. Brand name? Typo?

      (And unrelated, why doesn't the green part of leeks get the love? So sad.)

      1. re: DuchessNukem
        paulj Dec 17, 2010 11:31 AM

        "Lineups milk" - notice that the quantity is missing. It probably should read 'xxx cups milk', 2 cups, 1 1/2 cups? This might be a variation on a 'self crusting quiche' recipe. I'd either skip this recipe, or find a quiche with similar proportions.

        1. re: paulj
          todao Dec 17, 2010 12:54 PM

          Brilliant, paulj. You must have been a ciphers champion.

          1. re: paulj
            BobB Dec 17, 2010 12:54 PM

            I agree - this is definitely a typo, you don't want to try to make this unless you already know enough about quiches to know exactly how much milk this will require.

            And Duchess - it's quite common for recipes to call for using only the white part of leeks - the green can be awfully tough and fibrous.

            1. re: BobB
              morwen Dec 17, 2010 01:09 PM

              But do use the green parts when making stock!

              1. re: BobB
                DuchessNukem Dec 17, 2010 01:49 PM

                Oh, I know it's common, BobB, but I have Total LeekLove. :) I'm sure it affects my cooking with leeks but I still use the greens.

                1. re: DuchessNukem
                  Liquid Sky Dec 17, 2010 05:16 PM

                  Oh! Thanks to all of you... I thought it was some kind of regional slang for cream or 1/2 & 1/2. Darn those typos!

                2. re: BobB
                  Joebob Dec 18, 2010 12:25 AM

                  Thinly sliced, the green isn't bad in stir-fry.

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