Southern Catfish Fingers and Collard Greens

Photo Credit: Tori Avey, 2014 Sometimes, you can delve back into the culinary history of food by reading through classic books, both fiction and non fiction, to get a sense of what people have eaten throughout the centuries. Such is the case with this recipe for  Southern Catfish and Greens from the legendary Chef Joe Randall,  … Continue reading Southern Catfish Fingers and Collard Greens


Caldo Verde

Caldo verde is Portuguese for "green broth" and it is also the name of a popular soup in Portuguese cuisine. Caldo verde originated from the Minho Province in northern Portugal. Today, it is a traditional national favorite that has spread across the nation and abroad, especially to places where a large community of Portuguese immigrants … Continue reading Caldo Verde

Sherry-Glazed Salmon with Collard Greens

Photo Credit:  Roberto Caruso, 2016. Looking for a light and healthy meal? Well, this combination of fish and greens will be a delight for your taste buds. The sauce is slightly sweet and is nicely countered by the garlicky greens.   Serves 4 Ingredients: For the Salmon: 1/4 cup dry sherry 2 tablespoons brown sugar … Continue reading Sherry-Glazed Salmon with Collard Greens

 Pork Chops with Collard Green Rice & Mandarin Salsa

Photo Credit:  Blue Apron, 2019.   Collard greens are members of the underrated cabbage family, a staple vegetable in southern cooking. Aptly, the leaves taste like a cross between their cabbage relative and hearty kale. While collards are available in most stores year-round, their peak season falls somewhere between January and April. This easy recipe … Continue reading  Pork Chops with Collard Green Rice & Mandarin Salsa

Produce Spotlight: Collard Greens

Everything You Need To Know About Collard Greens Available year round, collard greens are a type of cruciferous vegetable (same family as broccoli and cabbage) that pack a ton of nutrition and fibre. These greens are often used in East African cuisine, Portuguese and Brazilian cuisine, Southern American-style cooking, and some regions of Indian cuisine. … Continue reading Produce Spotlight: Collard Greens