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Kale overload

Friday, August 17, 2012

I had a bunch of kale in the fridge already, and our organic box came today. One came in the box, and I subbed out something for a second bunch. BUT there was a note on the box that said they ran out of local green cabbage, and were giving me kale instead.

Yes, it sounded like a lot of kale -- three bunches plus the one I already had -- but I love kale, so it was OK.

Then I opened the box.

They did not do an even exchange on the cabbage: they included THREE MORE BUNCHES OF KALE.

So, I ended up with SIX total.

What does a girl do with six bunches of kale? Immediately use two to make "cheesy" raw kale chips in the dehydrator, is what.

And then kill the entire batch for a sad and lonely dinner:

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UNSWEETMAMA 9/13/2012 4:24PM

    I love smoothies - fruit smoothies. I keep hearing/reading about green smoothies with kale in them but haven't tried one. Are you a smoothie person?

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PATTK1220 9/8/2012 1:42PM

    Make kale and mushroom enchiladas? YUM!

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MSMOSTIMPROVED 9/7/2012 4:33PM

    That's a lot of kale!! Get it girl.

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BOREDIMSO 9/7/2012 4:18PM

    I think you can add it in some smoothies? Not really sure but I think I was told that or read that somewhere. Ohhh a plate of kale for dinner? I would have had to add something to it... pineapple or grilled chicken breast or both! I like fresh produce though so great to hear how much fresh stuff you guys have to work with emoticon I hope you find some creative ways to use up your kale. (Pinterest always has some quirky suggestions)

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DOGSTARDADDY 8/22/2012 9:46PM

    I'm trying soooo hard to do the kale thing. I did a tv piece for a dude who owns a company called Brads Raw Foods, and he gave us a bunch of vegan cheese kale. I'm just not feeling the love... But I'll keep trying. I have a ton of it.

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DIXIEDOLL87 8/21/2012 11:22PM

    Do you order boxes from Door to Door organics?? We do that and I love it!

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TERRIEHICKS 8/20/2012 11:29PM

    Holy moly girl! You will be green inside and out! emoticon

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VONBLACKBIRD 8/20/2012 1:04PM

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BEACHGIRL76 8/20/2012 11:45AM

    Wow that's a lot of kale! lol :)

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KOKOEK9 8/19/2012 12:47PM

    Hi I love kale but to much of any green at once is not good. I freeze my kale, it freezes well, it does make it a little soft so it will not bee the crispy kale you want for salads, but you could do kale chips or put it in a soup, or saute it

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SHERYL_B 8/18/2012 9:22PM

    I'm not sure I've ever tried kale before.

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BIGHAIRTEXAN 8/18/2012 3:08PM

    OK I do love Kale but enough is ENOUGH! LOL Can you sew some together and make a pair of shorts! emoticon

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ABBEH23 8/18/2012 12:57PM

    You're killing me. That's a whole lotta Kale.

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MNABOY 8/17/2012 11:58PM

    Sounds like you made lemonade?

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QUEEN-EYDIE 8/17/2012 7:34PM

    I love making those cheezy kale chips. My co-workers beg me to make them and my husband says they're like cheez-its!

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GINGERLY4 8/17/2012 7:33PM

    That really is a lot of Kale!

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MYSTERY-LADY1 8/17/2012 6:59PM

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