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endive:

see chicorychicory
or succory
, Mediterannean herb (Cichorium intybus) of the family Asteraceae (aster family), naturalized in North America, where the tall stalks of usually blue flowers are common along waysides and are known as blue-sailors.
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endive

a plant, Cichorium endivia, cultivated for its crisp curly leaves, which are used in salads: family Asteraceae (composites)
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Divide radicchio, endive and a r u g u l a among 4 large salad plates.
Spoon mixture over the endives and top each with a slice of ham.
Toss the cut endives, pine nuts, strawberries, and Roquefort and arrange them in the endive shell, Drizzle the dressing over the salad, and serve.
One night, four of us shared three of them: a terrific dish of local sardines in brown butter with fat capers and fried celery leaves ($11); a savory grouping of mixed mushrooms in cream with layered puff pastry ($12); and a great salad combination of endives with baked pear, spicy watercress, aged stilton and crunchy pecans ($11).
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The sit-down portion of the meal started with smoked salmon cake on Asian greens, was followed by a combination of veal medallion and Cajun prawns with spinach gnocchi and braised endives.
His other use of Peking duck has small chunks of it tossed in aged vinegar with a salad containing mushrooms, endives and frisee ($8.
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Cut off root ends of endives and cut each in 1/2 lengthwise.
3 large endives (about 1 pound), thinly sliced on diagonal