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It's the year of the kale, so I will preserve atleast some of it as chips. Online there's fancy destemmers. I found my funnel and gave it a try.  Works perfectly. If you need a visual, here it is:  
 
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Oooh! I'm going to try this! I always just use my fingers, and it never works as well as I'd like.
 
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Great idea!  I do something similar to de-stem herbs and foraged greens like lambs quarters for smaller plants -- I use a colander and just pull them through.  :)
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Such a great idea! This is fantastic!  Little hacks like this are a joy.
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