Monday, February 15, 2010

Kale Alert

For the past couple of weeks I have enjoyed having Google send me a "kale alert" with a list of what is being published on the web about kale. Well!! I don't know exactly how many pages published daily constitutes being a "hit" but I think kale may be approaching that point. In fact I don't think it would be possible to keep up with all the kale recipes being published (even with daily postings of a kale chips recipe!).

In addition, I have just been astounded to see the number of people with the first or last name of Kale who make their way for one reason or another onto an article posted on the internet. Hmmm, a potential name for a future new dog??? :-) I even found someone who posted an article about how to feed kale to your dog (not raw but steam it, especially the stalks, until very soft or well done to reduce resulting serious sulfurous odors!)

All of our kale is now under a big snowy blanket, but here is a great pix of the kale in our community earlier in the winter. As soon as we can get some ground worked at our farm in the spring, kale seeds will be one of the first things in the ground! Yummmm, I can't wait. :-)

Where kale is more than decoration on my plate!

Diana Dyer, MS, RD


Anonymous said...

My kale looks like sad and cold. But it will be back up and growing in no time!!

Diana Dyer said...

I have eaten this very cold and sad looking kale, cooked not raw. It is deliciously sweet at this time of year. :-)