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This morning I woke up early, read for a while, then cleaned my kitchen. I organized my recipes for the week, did my shopping (and didn't buy anything ridiculous or unnecessary), whipped up some lemonade, and repotted my basil plant. And I still have the whole afternoon ahead of me!

It's good to be back!

If anyone wants to come over for dinner tonight, I am going to attempt that kale pie. Let me know if you want in. The more the merrier!

Date: 2009-06-14 06:45 pm (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] elusis.livejournal.com
We will be making kale pie together.

Cuisine... crossing continents! Crossing nations! Bringing fatties together!

Date: 2009-06-15 12:40 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] chavvah.livejournal.com
How did you like it? I thought it was not bad--if I make it again I will probably add a couple of other layers of veggies--I think artichoke hearts would be really good. I have a lot of leftovers and I don't know how they will taste, but we shall see tomorrow!

Date: 2009-06-16 06:47 am (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] elusis.livejournal.com
I have just posted my thoughts here for the most part. I thought it was good but needed adjustment. I'm not sure I'd add more veggies, as I felt I wound up with too much on the crust for it to bake well, but maybe with less pesto underneath? I agree artichoke hearts could figure in there somewhere effectively, though. Or roasted asparagus.

I found the 1/6th of a pie serving size laughable. I cut into 4 pieces and ate one, then waited a while, then had another, though probably I only needed half of the second piece. So maybe 1/3 of a pie as a main dish, though to be fair lunch was only soup and mac/cheese and I'd just danced for an hour. I guess 1/4th might do with a big salad? I could have had a big salad but the walnuts in the kale pesto were just too compelling. I think for the remaining two slices, I will try to pair them with a good salad and some foccacia or something.

Then again, I am a big fatty who is on my way to being dead because I cannot even follow heart-healthy guidelines for policing my massive food intake.

Thanks for the recipe! I now also have some great organic heirloom kale left over and I'll have to sort it out on its own late this week or early next.

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