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Endive Spears Stuffed with Teriyaki Turkey, Edamame & Baby Corn from OnDiva Dara at Cookin’ Canuck

Endive Spears Stuffed with Teriyaki Turkey, Edamame & Baby Corn Recipe {Giveaway}

Endive Spears Stuffed with Teriyaki Turkey, Edamame & Baby Corn Recipe {Giveaway}

When we asked our team of OnDivas to create some kid-friendly California endive recipes, we knew we were in for a treat. And so were the kids that got to taste test the recipes!

This week, Dara from Cookin’ Canuck shared her Endive Spears Stuffed Teriyaki Turkey, Edamame & Baby Corn. Turns out her boys are new fans of California endive thanks to this recipe.

Ready for your chance to become a fan? Head on over to Cookin’ Canuck where Dara is giving away a year’s supply of freshly packed California Endive, delivered throughout the year, right to your door!

OnDiva Paula from bell’alimento

For the next week, we will be introducing you to our new panel of OnDivas. The OnDivas are each fabulous home cooks, creative recipe developers, talented food photographers and entertaining culinary writers all rolled into one. They are helping Discover Endive spread the word about California endive: the health benefits of eating endive, its value at the grocery store, and its versatility in your weekly menu. What’s more, this week the OnDivas offer you more wonderful holiday recipes and entertaining suggestions that will reduce your stress in the weeks to come!

Paula of bell'alimento

Paula of bell'alimento

Today, Paula, from bell’alimento shares one of her “go-to” recipes for holiday entertaining, as well as revealing some of her favorite memories and foods from this joyful season.

What foods or recipes do you find that you save for the holidays, only making them at this time of year?

When I think of Christmas foods for us it HAS to include my Mom’s Sugar Cookies, my Grandma’s Divinity and Fruitcake. It isn’t the holidays without those.

Finish this sentence: The holidays just aren’t the holidays without:________________?

My Family!

What is your favorite holiday movie, television special, character or song? 

My favorite Christmas song would have to be Brenda Lee’s “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree.” My Mom would blare it every year while we were decorating the tree, and we’d dance and sing as loud as we could. Good times.

What is one go-to recipe for the holidays that you can share with the Discover Endive audience?

Easy appetizers that I can throw together at a moment’s notice. Crostini are my go-to appetizers. A favorite is this Sausage Crostini  

What is one tip, suggestion or piece of advice for the Discover Endive audience to cut back on stress during holiday entertaining and/or cooking? 

 Breathe and remember that your guests are there to see YOU and not the house.

Thanks, Paula!

Be sure to visit Paula’s food blog, bell’alimento for more great recipes and ideas. Stay tuned for another interview, recipe and tip with another fabulous OnDiva, coming tomorrow!

Recipe Round-up

Grilled Endive with Rosemary Marinade

Grilled Endive with Rosemary Marinade

Here at Discover Endive, we’ve perused the internet and found some delicious California Endive recipes we’d like to share. Visit the links below and you’ll find something you can try tonight!

 

 

Here are a few facts about California Endive you may not know:

  • Due to its unique growing cycle, both red and white California Endive are in season all year long.
  • Once you’re ready to use endive, there’s no need to wash it. The leaves have never been exposed to soil, and are harvested and packed under sanitary conditions.
  • Store endive wrapped in a damp paper towel inside a plastic bag in the vegetable drawer of your refrigerator, and it will last up to 14 days!

And now to those recipes:

  • A great dip recipe from Food Network’s Giada De Laurentiis, using California Endive spears as the “slimmer dipper.”
  • Debi Shawcross pulled together this wonderful California Endive recipe for a summer night’s picnic.
  • Before grilling weather disappears, try this wonderful marinade and technique from Jill Hough and Discover Endive. Grilled California Endive is spectacular!

Tell us your favorite way to prepare California Endive!


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