Collard greens or collards are a leafy vegetable with a taste similar to kale.
Choose green leaves with no blemishes. Make sure the leaves are not wilted to ensure that they are fresh. Collards can be placed in a ziplock bag and stored in the fridge. It can stay in the fridge for up to 5 days.
Make sure you wash the collards. Submerge them in water and then wash. Allow to dry. Collard greens is a very traditional southern dish. Smoke the collards with ham hocks, turkey, or pork neck bones to extract their flavor. They make a hearty dish for the new year!
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