Sautéed Mixed Greens over Cured Tomatoes

This really is two easy recipes: one is for sautéed mixed greens, and the other is for cured tomatoes. Put them together, and it’s a perfect match. We grow many varieties of greens, and just about all of them work well here. The tomatoes in this recipe are best if they are Romas, but slicer, grape, or cherry tomatoes also will work well. Just use what’s in season, … Continue reading Sautéed Mixed Greens over Cured Tomatoes

Grits and Greens Casserole with Tabasco Sauce

When you know you want to eat your greens, but you also want comfort food… Grits and greens casserole makes for an anytime satisfying meal. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, or snack. Side dish or entree. Hot, room temperature, or cold. Always great, and easy to make. Try it! 3 ¼ cups of rice milk or whole milk 1 cup Bob’s Red Mill organic corn grits 2T … Continue reading Grits and Greens Casserole with Tabasco Sauce

Lucky New Year’s Greens and Rice

The tradition in the South is to eat collard greens on New Year’s Day, for good luck. We are all for tradition, but sometimes it is nice to try something NEW that still honors tradition. We feel lucky whenever we eat this rice dish, and it’s perfect for celebrating the New Year, or for any time at all. We love that it is super healthy, and … Continue reading Lucky New Year’s Greens and Rice

Southern-style Collard Greens with Smoked Ham Hocks

A member of the cabbage family, collard greens are a staple on most tables in the southeastern U.S. They were thought to have been brought over from Africa but they were here long before and cooked by the native Americans.  Long considered humble fare they are now getting the attention they’re due as they are very nutritious and high in iron, Vitamins A, C, and other nutrients. … Continue reading Southern-style Collard Greens with Smoked Ham Hocks