What’s the Deal with “Massaging” Kale?

If you’re like me and you see “massaged kale” on the menu you laugh thinking it’s an inside chef joke. Apparently it’s a real thing. Bon Appétit writes:

In some cases, massaging kale is an important step on the road to kale salad perfection. But when do you need to do it, and when do you not?

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40 Essential Instant Pot Links

101 Cookbooks writes:

Because I’ve been experimenting with the Instant Pot quite a bit lately, I’ve been getting a lot of questions. Many times my answer is a link. A link to a video, or a link to a recipe, or technique. So! I thought I’d compile all those helpful links into one list.

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Black Eyed Peas with Spinach and Bacon

Did you know that eating black eyed peas on New Years Day is considered by many to bring wealth and prosperity in the new year? This black eyed peas recipe is a twist on the more traditional southern version (Hoppin’ John), which typically uses ham hocks and collard greens.

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