Daily Archives: Sunday, 11 June 2017

Kale and Coconut Oil do NOT belong in the trash

Orange Appeal: Savory and Sweet summary: stir-fried kale; refuting Kingsport Humor’s notion that kale belongs in the trash; another use for orange blossom water; Jamie Schler’s cookbook “Orange Appeal: Savory and Sweet”, with photos by Ilva Beretta, is being released soon; information on how to pre-order the cookbook; a bit about coconut oil

Add a little sunshine to every meal – Gibbs Smith Publishing

Orange Blossom Water I know I’ve said this earlier, but it was a major highlight for me. Last summer, I was one of the lucky ones to be in the recipe testing team for Jamie Schler’s (Life’s a Feast) cookbook, Orange Appeal: Savory and Sweet. Her recipe for Fouace Nantaise (that amazingly didn’t make it into the book, because Jamie had too many orange recipes!) calls for orange blossom water.

We loved the fouace, but I knew I’d never make enough of it to get through all that orange blossom water. So, one day, I was stir-frying kale – with coconut oil, of course!

kale and coconut oil
Pro Tip: If you stir coconut oil into your kale, it makes it easier to scrape it into the trash
– Kingsport Humor


Clearly, the Kingsport people didn’t cook their kale correctly…. (continue reading )