I’ll admit it. I was slow to warm up to kale. Big flat and curly bunches with strange names like Dino would show up in my share. I’d dutifully bring it home and in my fridge it would sit. Until eventually I’d freeze it, where it would sit again. I’d watch community members share recipes and not only willingly but joyfully eat their kale. Then one day it happened, I cooked one recipe, made one smoothie, and now I welcome the abundance of this lush green veg. So if you’re a novice or a master, here are a few delicious kale recipes to try.
by Shelby Hypes
Farm Direct Coop Member Shelby Hypes from Salem would like to share this hit salad she originally learned from the Food Network a few years back. She says the key to kale salads is massaging the kale to tenderize it. This extra step that only takes a few added seconds really helps to remove the bitterness from the kale. Who knew vegetables enjoyed a good massage too?