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chive

 (chīv)
n.
1. often chives A bulbous herb (Allium schoenoprasum) native to Eurasia, having clusters of usually pink to rose-violet flowers and cultivated for its long, slender, hollow leaves.
2. chives The leaves of this plant used as a seasoning.

[Middle English chive, from Anglo-Norman, from Latin cēpa, onion.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chives - perennial having hollow cylindrical leaves used for seasoningchives - perennial having hollow cylindrical leaves used for seasoning
chives - cylindrical leaves used fresh as a mild onion-flavored seasoning
alliaceous plant - bulbous plants having a characteristic pungent onion odor
2.chives - cylindrical leaves used fresh as a mild onion-flavored seasoning
herb - aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities
Allium schoenoprasum, chive, chives, cive, schnittlaugh - perennial having hollow cylindrical leaves used for seasoning
Translations
pažitka
purløg
ruohosipuli
vlasac
チャイブ
부추
gräslök
พืชคล้ายหัวหอมมีก้านยาวสีเขียว
hẹ

chives

[tʃaɪvz] NPLcebollinos mpl

chives

[ˈtʃaɪvz] nplciboulette f, civette f

chives

nSchnittlauch m

chives

[ˈtʃaɪvz] nplerba cipollina

chives

ثُوْم مُعَمِّر pažitka purløg Schnittlauch σχοινόπρασο cebolleta, cebollino ruohosipuli ciboulette vlasac erba cipollina チャイブ 부추 bieslook gressløk szczypiorek cebolinha, cebolinho лук-резанец gräslök พืชคล้ายหัวหอมมีก้านยาวสีเขียว Frenk soğanı hẹ 细香葱
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Beat up two eggs with a little water or milk, salt, pepper, chives, and parsley.
Seasoned with salt, pepper, chives and parsley," murmured Mrs.
Mix the soft cheese with the milk and remaining chives or parsley.
For the lobster butter: 1 pound butter 6 ounces lobster roe Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste For the lobster coral: 2 ounces lobster roe For the morel mushrooms: 2 ounces morel mushrooms 1/4 cup heavy cream 2 chives, finely chopped Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste To serve: 2 quarts lobster stock, reduced to I cup 8 ounces cooked polenta 4 quail eggs, lightly poached For the garnish: Lobster coral, from above Fleur de sel and freshly ground black pepper Finely chopped chives
Chives require little care (other than watering and periodic fertilizing) as the plant is theoretically disease-resistant and poses no pest problems (at least in our part of the United States).
5 Arrange the latkes on a serving dish, scatter over the extra chives and serve with a bowl of fat-free natural yogurt on the side.
asparagus (approx 250g) 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp olive oil 110g chorizo, sliced 110g chorizo, sliced 2 eggs 2 eggs handful of chives, handful of chives, chopped chopped METHOD Preheat the oven to 210C.
INGREDIENTS: 75g cream cheese or vegan cream cheese 3tsp dried chives 2 x 25cm tortilla wraps 400g tin of kidney beans, drained 1 small garlic clove, finely chopped 1tbsp lemon juice 1tbsp olive oil 1tsp paprika 1tbsp tomato puree METHOD: STAGE ONE 1.
3 Sprinkle a quarter of the chives, cheese and ham over the omelette and cook for 1-2 minutes, or until set.
INGREDIENTS 4 Medium Onion 2 Garlic Cloves 15 oz (425g) Chickpeas, Kidney Beans, Lentils 1 bunch Leek Chives, Cilantro, Dill, Parsley, Spinach 1.
5oz) soft, medium fat cheese, | 150 ml (1/4 pint) skimmed milk | 1 tbsp fresh chopped chives, | 1 pinch salt | 1/4 tsp ground black pepper, | 4 tbsp plain, virtually fat free yoghurt | 1 tsp fresh chives to garnish Method| Spray a large saucepan with low fat cooking spray.