BigCityLib Strikes Back: A Brief Note On Kale: Is It Even Food?

I tried some Kale “chips” today at Longos.  They were awful, as though somebody had cut up a black garbage bag, battered and then deep-fried it.  Like spinach, in other words, but with spinach’s one or two nice flavor notes removed and drops of “this-taste-like-such-shit-the-hippies-will-think-its-good-for- them” juice slathered over.  And it made me wonder: is ...

BigCityLib Strikes Back: A Brief Note On Kale: Is It Even Food?

I tried some Kale “chips” today at Longos.  They were awful, as though somebody had cut up a black garbage bag, battered and then deep-fried it.  Like spinach, in other words, but with spinach’s one or two nice flavor notes removed and drops of “this-taste-like-such-shit-the-hippies-will-think-its-good-for- them” juice slathered over.  And it made me wonder: is ...

350 or bust: Transformation

What are you making for supper on this Meatless Monday? Right now we have an abundance of swiss chard, although our other greens have been slow to come in. I substituted chard for kale in this family-favourite salad yesterday, and it was deemed acceptable by the more discerning (aka “picky”) members of the family.  So ...