A curly, bitter lettuce in the endive family used in salads or cooked. Roasted chicory or succory, is the roasted roots of some chicory and is used as a coffee replacement as "New Orleans" or "Creole" coffee.
Season: available year-round
How to select: Look for bright crisp leaves.
How to store: Unwashed in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
How to prepare: grill
Matches well with: apples, bacon, figs, ham, nuts, pears, vinaigrette, vinegar, walnuts