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5 Links to Read Before Eating Your Greens

By • January 1, 2014 • 2 Comments

Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.

Today: Ring in the New Year with dark leafy greens.

Dandelion GreensCollard GreensSwiss ChardKale

New Year's Day is the saving grace of the holiday season. After two straight months of indulgence, when you're ready to swear off cookies forever, January 1st arrives and offers you a clean slate. It's an opportunity to replenish your body with all sorts of goodness -- like dark leafy greens. Whether you use them in smoothies, juices, salads, frittatas, or soups, leafy greens are nutritional powerhouses that will leave you feeling virtuous and ready to take on 2014.

  • A comprehensive guide to all things dark, leafy, and green. (Food52.)
  • If you're sautéing your greens, here are three ways to keep them from clumping together. (The Kitchn.)
  • Watch: How to remove the ribs of leafy greens. (Chow.)
  • The key to actually enjoying the taste of kale? Proper prepping. (Food52.)

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7 months ago Kate

The article on non-clumping greens is clutch. Thank you!

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7 months ago Sewassbe

I'd love a list of darker lettuces that are still good for you. I love spinach and collards and kale, but most other greens are too bitter or earthy for me (I want to love chard, really I do, but I just don't).