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Escarole is a flat-leafed cousin of curly chicory and
a similar bitter flavor. The leaves are thicker,
and greener, but it also has a yellow heart.
is used in salads and as a cooked vegetable.
and use it as you would curly chicory. Both chicory
escarole, when limp, can be revived in ice cold water.
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