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Why You Should Be Massaging #Kale by @SpicieFoodie

Why You Should Be Massaging Kale

Put some music on, pour yourself a big glass of wine, grab the oil, and get ready to give your fingers a workout…Now, now, get your mind out of the gutter, and don’t forget to reach for the kale. A sentence with the words "massage" and "kale" sounds a bit strange, doesn't it? Why would one need to give a vegetable a massage? Simply put, it makes all the difference. Kale, as you already know, is a thick, tough and fibrous leafy green; If you take fresh pieces of kale and toss them into whatever it is that you're cooking, kale will take a very, very long time to soften and wilt. And if the kale is going to be a part of a raw salad, well you'll have tough and slightly bitter kale to chew. It's not really a knock on kale, I quite enjoy it both raw and cooked. But often times it is my jaw that gets sore from chewing and chewing on raw or undercooked kale. This is when giving kale a rubdown ... read more

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Food Photography: Food Porn Websites and Tips

Food Photography: Food Porn Websites and Tips

The day a food blogger gets his or her first acceptance notice from a food porn website is a very happy one. We do a happy dance, smile, pat ourselves on the back, tell our family, friends, and readers about it. The day a food blogger gets his or her first denial notice from a food porn website is not a happy one. Perhaps they ... read more