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How do I clean kale and other leafy vegetables for cooking?

I'm eating a lot of kale and other leafy vegetables lately, and I'm concerned about removing pesticide residue. Is thoroughly rinsing the leaves in cold water enough?
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Is sweet-tasting raw kale normal?

I just tried eating kale for the first time, raw, in a salad without any dressings, and to my surprise it did not taste bitter at all unlike descriptions of its taste that I've seen online. In fact it ...
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What's the best way to store lots of kale to use for smoothies?

I am going to start making kale smoothies and wish to buy a couple bunches of kale at a time. Here's my thought - I was thinking of taking the kale, perhaps blending it with some roots/veggies at a ...
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What is this? Fresh Kale looks to have small sprouting seeds, although looks similar to insect eggs

Picked up from farmer's market yesterday. Not sure if organic. No smell. Slimey texture. Strong grip. A few have started to sprout. About 4 on this one leaf. Other leafs have none. Any idea what ...
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What can I do with the white parts of kale?

I like to bake, fry, cook and make salads out of dark green parts of the kale. But when I get to the middle of the kale, I don't like those whiteish bright parts, just not tasty much imo. I was ...
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Raw Kale - Korean side dish

I'm trying to get more raw veggies in my diet in general and Kale is such a good one. I recently had a raw kale side dish at a Korean restaurant that may or may not have been fermented. It's flavor ...
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Alternatives to massaging fresh kale?

I plan on making a raw kale salad for a large group and was wondering if there is another technique besides massaging it with my hands, which will likely get sore after breaking down a large quantity ...