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Curly endive is loosely headed with curly, ragged-edged
leaves. The heart of the head is yellow and the outer
leaves are green. It is usually used as a salad green, but
in Europe it is used primarily as a cooked vegetable and in
making soups. It is very crisp when fresh and has a rather
bitter flavor. Curly endive usually sells at moderate
prices, is fairly perishable and should always be

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