How Greens Was My Valley: Collards

My mom cooked up batches with a big old ham hock!

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Brassica oleracea:  Growing collards from seed in the Brooklyn Bear’s Community Garden

So, according to an academic paper I recently read, collards originated from the eastern Mediterranean, brought over to western Europe by Celtic invaders.  Originally called “colewort”, “collard” is a bastardization.

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The Boyfriend and the Tomato

I like watching the Boyfriend while he’s eating…

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