The tale of the rise of kale is rather curious. It was ubiquitous in early Roman and Greek culture, but then appeared to be neglected for some time. In 2012, kale reemerged. Where was it all those years? Well, it wasn't entirely absent. Before foodies fell in love, it was used as a garnish in some foods or in flower bouquets. Prior to this, Thomas Jefferson was growing kale in his garden. To celebrate its return on the center stage, we put together some of our favorite kale recipes.