Ultimate Guide to Different Types of Kale and How to Use Them

Longtime health food staple kale became a trend at some point (thanks, Brooklyn), but it's stayed so popular that now it's just a fact of life. No longer destined just for juicers, it still gets the...

White deposit on non-stick pan after steamed kale

by borisabrams 16 days ago

hey, pretty self explanatory title. I put some baby kale in a nonstick pan, added a splash of water, covered it and when as soon as i took the unseasoned kale out the pan, i noticed there was this ...

Have a frozen kale quiche recipe to share?

by Kaymoz 10 months ago

My family likes quiche with spinach, so am hoping it's not too much of a leap to swap in kale! But I can only find recipes calling for fresh kale, and I want to use the frozen product. Could anyo...

Why no food, not even kale, is 'healthy'

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by MplsM ary 3 years ago

I found this an interesting opinion piece on the words used when we talk about food. And, how words in the food world don't actually mean what you think they do. Originally published in the Was...

Kale banchan at Jang Su Jang

by learntocookchinese 1 year ago

Does anyone know how to make this? There's kale, some kind of tofu product (okara), garlic, sesame oil. There's something in the sauce I can't make out. I don't think they cook/blanch the kale.

Seasoning for kale?

by Bethcooks 8 years ago

I love kale but need some ideas for seasoning as I have tended to do same old, same old simple recipe. Ideas?

Your favorite recipe for cooked kale

by donna19631963 4 years ago

Can you post or provide a link to your favorite recipe for cooked kale? Thanks.

Move Over Kale: The Next Super Food is Okra!!

by opinionatedchef 4 years ago

I grew up in the Post WWII 50's and 60's and dinner vegetables were 99% of the frozen persuasion. My mom was a really talented cook but , like many of her peers, her creativity focused on the dinne...


by fleenshop 5 years ago

I saw bags of this new-to-me vegetable and made them for the first time tonight. They're a cross between brussels sprouts and kale, which seems a little gimmicky, but I liked them better than eithe...

Rave over kale over?

by HariGhotra 4 years ago

I'm not sure if it's me but it seems the rave over kale seems to have fizzled out? Are people still cooking/eating it? I did a few recipes trying to incorporate it into my dishes and diet but I ...

What's this kale love?

by nemo 5 years ago

We love almost all vegetables, but we don't get this (for us) recent raw kale love. We get that it's a nutrient-rich green, but raw is just too chewy, even chiffonade'd. Even stewed or steamed, i...

Freeze cooked kale?

by Bethcooks 8 years ago

We will be away for a bit and I have all this cooked kale. There was a little bit of vinegar in the recipe so it might keep in the fridge till we return but not sure of that so if I can freeze it ...

What do I make with these ingredients?

by anniam 4 years ago

I am doing this farm share thing this summer and I have to use this stuff before it rots. Week 1 included the following: Berkshire Pork Chops - 2 per pack, appx 1 # Ramp Linguine - 1 # Pastur...

What trends do you see in the preparation of foods and drinks in restaurants?

by gfr1111 4 years ago

Cooks and restaurant management seem just as subject to trends as other industries. What trends have you noticed? Here are some trends I have observed: The discontinuation of the spoon. You r...

WHAT is this?

by Sal Vanilla 4 years ago

I am stumped as are all my neighbors. I have eaten it, so apparently it does not kill humans. Muchas gracias amigitos! and apologies ahead of time for the startlingly old hand.

Whole mess of greens in my CSA box

by alixschwartz 4 years ago

What's your favorite way to cook a hell of a lot of greens? I have kale (from last week's box--I am falling behind), collards, beet greens, and kohlrabi greens. I like Aidells' Italian Pork and Gre...

Cavolo nero/Tuscan kale/dinosaur kale, or indeed any kale

by shiraschnitzer 10 years ago

Having my usual mid-winter craving for dark greens, and my local market in the 12th (aligre) has nothing but chard. Any sightings? Thanks

Is there still hope for these seedlings?

by sasha1 4 years ago

In 2 weeks, I went from excitement to anxiety. I'm a new gardener, and have always relied on starts from the nursery. We bought a few seed packets last year for direct sow in the garden (peas, ca...

Taming raw garlic in Kale Pesto

by MSK 4 years ago

I made a great Kale Pesto last night that basically required all the ingredients to be piled into the cuisinart and pureed. Healthy, easy and delicious. The only hitch was that the "whole garlic...

What happens if you freeze raw kale?

by itryalot 5 years ago

I love using kale and Swiss chard in soups and stews all winter but dislike that blanching before freezing takes out some of the intensity of flavours and vitamins. What would happen if you freeze...

Kale Shortage

by MGZ 5 years ago

I thought others might enjoy this 'Shouts & Murmurs' piece from the 9/1/14 issue of the New Yorker. In fairness to the pro-kale factions out there, I don't hate the stuff, it's definitely among th...