9 Veggies You Can Grow in a Fall Garden & Why It Pays to Be a Late Bloomer

Planning on tending a fall garden? Didn't even know you could do that? Here are the best things to grow during autumn months. If you’re an inexperienced gardener—or just want to put in less effort this...

Sunday at Lena's Soul Food Cafe in East Oakland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

On a Sunday in July I headed to Lena's Soul Food Cafe to support a black-owned business. I had called first intending to place an order for pick-up. The friendly voice told me that Lena's is so bus...

Collard Greens & how to find good-looking greens

by mbgizmo 3 years ago

I tried collard greens about a year ago for a church potluck. Discovered how good they are! When I shop for collard greens in local Midwest grocery stores, the bundled collard greens are in bad sha...

Left out overnight

by dacog1020 8 years ago

I cooked collard greens and ham hocks in a crock pot for several hours. WE had some leftover and I was going to free them. I put them into a freezer container and left it on the counter to cool.....

Safe to eat collards that had a worm on them?

by zarn 4 years ago

I bought two bunches of organic collards from Whole Foods and put them in the fridge for two days. Then, when I got them out, there was a tiny little green worm crawling around on one of the leaves...

GREENS! - need tips for quickly cleaning and de-stemming

by LeeLee2013 8 years ago

I love fresh turnip, collard or mustard greens but HATE how long it takes to clean and de-stem them, especially when trying to do this for many bunches. Does anyone have any tips or know any produ...

What exactly are collard greens and how do I cook them?

Heidi cooks and bakes
by Heidi cooks and bakes 11 years ago

I love, Love, LOVE collard greens! I always get them when they are on the menu. However, growing up here in NJ, I really don't know if they are a vegetable called collard greens, or the tops of ...

Removing bitterness from cooked greens

by Sasha 16 years ago

I just cooked a bag of TJs southern greens last night for tonight's dinner - a mix of mustard and turnip greens, collards, and spinach. Doing a s/p taste test, I noticed the mixture was quite bitt...

Collards. Length of time needed to cook.

by BJE 15 years ago

I live in Nova Scotia, Canada. Collards is not a usual vegetable to find in our produce section of local grocery stores. Recently I saw packages of Little Bear brand fresh Collards. Attached to th...

Collard greens recipes?

by Njchicaa 6 years ago

I have lived in NJ all my life and collard greens generally aren't a "thing" around here. I keep getting them in the organic produce co-op box and I'm tired of feeding them to my parrot and dumpin...

Help me with a collard coleslaw?

by ShoreIsNice 6 years ago

I need to use up a plethora of collard greens this weekend and want to do something new (to me) with them since the weather is going to be nice. I'm thinking, maybe, a "collard green coleslaw" but...

NC State Fair: ISO Collard Sandwich

by ToothTooth 6 years ago

So after living in the Triangle for 15 years this might end up being the first year I've ever attended the State Fair. To prepare for the food part of this potential outing, I was recently reading ...


al b. darned
by al b. darned 8 years ago

A friend of mine grew collards in his garden this year, apparently quite successfully. The only problem is he has absolutely no idea what to do with them now that he has them. So I'm turning to you...

Whole mess of greens in my CSA box

by alixschwartz 6 years ago

What's your favorite way to cook a hell of a lot of greens? I have kale (from last week's box--I am falling behind), collards, beet greens, and kohlrabi greens. I like Aidells' Italian Pork and Gre...

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