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When to harvest collard greens?
I was always taught since a young child (i'm 52 now) that collards should not be harvested until after the first frost
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Yes. They will eat Collards which are in the brassica family that includes plants like turnips, kale, mustard, rape, etc... They will eat them more readily after a frost. I pl…ant them every year in my food plots.
the leaves of a certain plant which is in the same family as kale and spring greens
a pinch of baking soda
Keep them barely covered with water and simmer the collard greens until they are as tender as you wish. or you could steam them or poach them in butter or bacon fat. (poachin…g in fats, over low heat [like simmering] with a little water.)[the water keeps it from burning]
I find freezing is best. blanch the cleaned stem free collards 3 min. in boiling water and put them directly to a ice bath (to stop cooking process) Pack them into ser…ving size freezer bags of your choice and enjoy all winter
a bushel of collard greens weigh 30 pounds
throw a potato in it .. it should absorb all the excess salt.. remove it after you've simmered it for 30 minutes..
Yes, they do.
Answer . Collard greens are a variety of cabbage that doesn't form a head, but grows instead in a loose rosette at the top of a tall stem. It's often confused with its clos…e relative kale and, in fact, tastes like a cross between cabbage and kale.
put it in the freezer.
Collard greens are from plants out of south Africa
Freeze them several hours before cooking.
One way to freeze collard greens is to Wash the greens thoroughly Remove and discard stems Blanch the leaves in boiling water for 3-4 minutes Use slotted spoon …to remove leaves from boiling water and place in bowl filled with ice water. Let it chill for 3-4 minutes. Remove from ice water and place in colander to drain completely Pack into freezer containers or freezer bags. If using freezer bags, remove as much air as possible. Place in freezer. They can keep up to 12 months.
7 to 14 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.
Not much research is devoted specifically to collard greens but much of the health benefits are similar to other leafy greens like kale and cabbage. However, steamed collard …greens are extremely good at lowering cholesterol.