Posts Tagged collards

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.  

Shredded Collard Salad

We decided to have a dinner party the night before we left for the Azores.  It was a nice send-off for us, and an opportunity to share our garden harvest and fish.  

Collard Kraut-chi

Fermented foods are healthy and delicious.  They’re the original probiotics, with living bacteria that create enzymes and add vitamins.  They also have a zingy flavor that’s addictive.  

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.

Spicy Nacho Collard Chips

If you spend any time (or too much time) on Pinterest, the recipes tend to be geared toward special diets.  My husband thinks words like ‘vegan’ and ‘gluten free’ make food sound unappetizing.