Posts Tagged collard greens

Caldo Verde

Last summer we set our sights on the island of Flores, the westernmost island of the Azores in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.  Many years ago Toby passed this island on a ship.  Through binoculars he saw tiny villages dwarfed by lush, rugged cliffs and waterfalls and he knew it was a place he had… Read More

Black-eyed Peas and Collard Greens

We always have black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day.  If you want any luck in the coming year, you better have some.  The more you eat, the luckier you’ll be.  

Rainbow Collard Rolls with Spicy Peanut Sauce

Collards play second fiddle to kale most of the time, even though they’re nutritional equals.  Kale leaves are ruffly, with a more mild flavor.  But there is one culinary situation where collards trump kale:  they make a much better wrapper.  Collard leaves are big, flat, sturdy, and pliable.

Collard Colcannon & Patties

Here’s an Irish dish with a southern twist to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.  Colcannon is mashed potatoes mixed with cabbage or kale.  I make it with collards, our main garden greens.