Published on June 12th, 2014 | by TLV News0
“What do I do with this?” A Tutorial on Collard Greens
Yokel Food: Locally Grown Recipes and Wisdom from Yokna Bottoms Farm
by Betsy Chapman
Local Shopper (holds up bunch of greens): What do I do with this?
Me (smiles coyly): Why, if I were you, I’d eat it.
Both laugh. Customer buys vegetable. I tell them how to prepare it…
A friend popped over to Mid-Town Market a couple of Saturdays ago in search of some good, organically grown veggies, picked up some collard greens and asked me, “What do I with this?”
I dropped to my knees—a la Scarlett O’Hara—and decided then and there, as God as my witness, I would do everything in my power to ensure that good, self-respecting Mississippians would never again have to ask what to do with a mess of greens!
Hence: A Tutorial on Collard Greens.
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This article originally appeared in The Local Voice #204 (published May 22, 2014). To download a PDF of this issue, please click here.