Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more. Remove endive’s core if you'll be eating it raw -- read why below. Endive’s sturdy cupped leaves are the perfect edible spoon. Get ready to dip! Look for spears that are mostly milky white with pale yellow-green tips. The ghost arrow: we bet you want to learn how to really pronounce these beauties, right? Look here. Endive is one of the classiest vegetables we know, with a fussy reputation well-earned -- after all, how many vegetables do you know that need to be grown twice before harvesting? It's a bit of a diva, yes, but that doesn’t mean it shouldn’t earn a spot in your kitchen.