Garlic chives, also known as Chinese chives, are slender green stalks that resemble common chives and are prized for their distinctive garlic flavor. Store fresh chives in the refrigerator, wrapped in paper towels and enclosed in a plastic bag.
To snip and chop or mince chives:
Using kitchen scissors, cut the chives to the desired length. Or, place the chives on a work surface and, with a chef's knife, chop or mince to the desired fineness.For other herb varieties, see basil, bay leaves, borage, bouquet garni, chervil, chives, cilantro, dill, epazote, fennel, fines herbes, herbes de Provence, marjoram, mint, oregano, parsley, rosemary, sage, summer savory, tarragon, and thyme.