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Turnip Greens, Mustard Greens, and More

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Southerners love their greens. Though they might try new recipes from time to time, nothing is more comforting than the traditional pork-seasoned dish of turnip greens, kale, collards, or mustard greens served up with freshly baked corn bread to dip into the "pot-likker."

The least enjoyable part of preparing fresh greens is getting all the grit off the leaves, and these days you might find pre-washed greens. The easiest way to clean them is in the sink or a very large pot filled with cold water. After cutting the stems and heavy ribs out, place the leaves in the cold water. Let them soak for a few minutes then swish around to loosen grit and sand; drain. Repeat the process two or three times, depending on how gritty the leaves are.

Whether you're looking for traditional Southern flavor or something new and different, you'll likely find something to try from the recipes below. Enjoy!

Recipes

Kamara's Greens
Mustard Greens With Ham
Collard Greens andTomatoes
Southern-Style Turnip Greens
Quick and Easy Mustard Greens
Garlic Greens
Mustard Greens With Potatoes
Southern-Style Collard Greens
Greens and Cheese Bake

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