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collards:

see kalekale,
 borecole
, and collards,
common names for nonheading, hardy types of cabbage (var. acephala and sometimes others), with thick stems and curly leaves, belonging to the family Cruciferae (or Brassicaceae; mustard family).
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Add the sausage and the collard greens; increase the heat once more to high just long enough to return the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to medium-low; cook for 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally until the greens are just tender.
Recognizing that heirloom collards were becoming harder and harder to find, four men covered thousands of miles, between 2003 and 2007, searching for heirloom collard plants by word-of-mouth and by reading newspapers, going to small-town collard festivals, and visiting restaurants where collards are the only greens served.
Green leafy vegetables such as kale and collard are considered an excellent source of dietary carotenoids.
Collards grow about three feet tall, with leaves sprouting from a strong central stalk.
And they're so tender that you can just toss a handful of uncooked baby kale (or collards or Swiss chard) in with your salad creations.
Dance teacher Christa Collard so loved her work she decided to buy the business.
These collards often sold at farmers' markets and roadside stands--are planted in August, and foot-long leaves are harvested from November to the end of February.
The Collards' lead singer Jay Chadwick was described by the judges as 'probably the best singer of the night'.
A few of your hardier plants, such as collards and kale, will actually have improved flavor after being frost-kissed.
* For a side dish, blanch fresh collards, kale, mustard or turnip greens in boiling water for six to 10 minutes; drain and chop.