Favorite easy kale recipes

July 7th, 2014
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I recently read that kale has become a hipster food. I have no idea what that means (except that maybe I need to stop clicking so many articles on Facebook!). Hipsters we are not. But kale lovers? Boy howdy. I thought we’d kick off this week with two of our favorite ways to cook kale. They’re really simple:

1. Kale chips

Kale chips are the easiest thing to make as a side at dinner.

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Julie’s Taste Journal

April 2nd, 2014
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That’s why I love how Julie of Savvy Eats has sprinkled her Taste journal with memories and little tidbits about food from her childhood. Julie is generously letting us take a peek at how she used this fun journal that encourages catching the stories behind favorite foods and documenting who you are as a cook (or as an eater!).

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Cheater’s Pumpkin Pie

December 14th, 2013
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Who doesn’t love pumpkin pie? Martin would argue that it’s one of America’s greatest culinary creations. I’ve cracked a few times and made it for him in Germany. That process involved bringing a pie pan from the US, buying a pumpkin at the farmer’s market and baking and pureeing it, and making crust from scratch. All in the name of love, right?

Now that we’re in the US, I’m not embarrassed to admit that when I make a random pumpkin pie that isn’t for a holiday gathering, I cheat. I buy the organic frozen crusts (they even have gluten free ones) and canned pumpkin. The whole pie-making process takes less than 10 minutes. Ten minutes, you guys!

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