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How to cook kale and collard greens for someone who doesn't like them?

Wondering if some folks just taste more of the bitter, I came upon: https://www.wired.com/2016/11/edible-science-heres-secret-perfect-kale-salad/ "crushing the leaves breaks down the cell walls ...
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What is this? Fresh Kale looks to have small sprouting seeds, although looks similar to insect eggs

Thanks for the nice picture! They don't look like insect eggs to me. The one at the bottom of the photo, with the little groove/stripe down the middle & the sprout, looks like a seed, not of kale, ...
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What are these yellow bumps on green Kale, grown in California? Insects?

It doesn't matter what they are. Plant diseases can't infect humans; that's the stuff of science fiction. Also, eating insects is not dangerous. So you can eat the food without any actual risk. It's ...
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How to cook kale and collard greens for someone who doesn't like them?

Freeze the kale before preparing, as it gets sweeter from that. It will come out looking like before. Overnight is long enough. Look for more recipes. I grew up eating kale regularly through the ...
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Is there any point in blanching kale directly before cooking?

I would not blanch kale for a recipe like that. Generally, one blanches kale for recipes where the kale is going to be cooked for a very short time, like pasta dishes. In this case, you need the ...
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Is there any point in blanching kale directly before cooking?

Some vegetables can have a certain amount of bitter components naturally occurring in the plants. Cooks and gardeners have found ways to mitigate what is sometimes perceived as unpleasant. For kale, ...
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