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Ric Orlando's Amazing Kale Salad

New World Home Cooking and New World Bistro Bar Kale Salad
Salads like this are what makes my restaurant special. This kale salad, which is totally beloved at both New Worlds is a collection of 5 components. Good greens, good goat cheese and three recipes. It’s a pain to set up…but well worth it. Prep a lot of curried cashews and apple chutney and curry oil…then you can make it often. The chutney, cashews and curry oil all last for weeks. It's simple stuff. 
Try to use Baby Lacinato or dinosaur kale if possible as it easiest to digest. Wash it, destem it and squish it hard with your hands. For every dinner sized salad add 1 oz of dressing, 2 oz of chutney and about 8 cashews. Toss with your hands, massaging the chutney into the greens. Garnish with good quality crumbled chevre if you like

CURRIED CASHEWS Yum-o! 2 cups raw cashews 4 tbls butter 1 tbs curry powder 2 tsp salt 2 tsp raw sugar 2 tsp minced fresh rosemary (really?, YES!) Preheat oven to 350. Bake the cashews on a cookie sheet for 5-7 m…