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Lacinato Kale

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Seasonality: Year Round
Origin: USA

Also referred to as Black, Tuscan and Dino Kale, this Lacinato Kale is actually a dark grey bluish-green, has small, tender leaves when compared to curly green kale. Served uncooked in a salad, this variety has a citrusy flavor with notes of pine; when cooked, black kale has a nutty-broccoli taste. This kale is packed with nutrients, though it cooks much quicker then curly kale and is much more subtle as a flavor additive when used in soups or stews.

Kale turns sweeter in a light frost, so is most flavorful in fall and winter. Avoid washing kale until just before use since it will hasten spoilage. Always store refrigerated.

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This item is perishable and must ship at least 2nd Day.

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