Ideal temp: 32℉
Store in a sealed plastic bag in your fridge as soon as possible. If the leaves have wilted, dunk them in cold water to re-hydrate, dry lightly and place them back in a plastic bag in the fridge. Storage life: 10-14 days.
Egg dishes (frittatas, omelettes, quiche)
Sauteed and seasoned in pasta dishes
Slow braised in stock (with or without bacon and onions)
Stuffed (collard green wraps)
Over grits with shrimp/bacon or eggs
Soups, stews, gumbo
Brazillian salad (sliced thin, raw)
Feijoada (beans, rice, smoked pork, greens)
PAIRS WELL WITH:
Orange, lemon, hard cheese (Parmesan rind), cream, butter, fish, shrimp, pork (bacon, ham hocks), chicken, turkey, eggs, pasta dishes, tomato, potatoes, winter squash, sweet potatoes, mushrooms, cauliflower, other hardy greens (dandelion, turnip, arugula), onions, shallots, leek, garlic, vinegars (red wine, apple cider, sherry), chicken stock, beef stock, peanut butter/sauce, olive oil, bacon fat, polenta/grits, cornbread, barley, grains, cannelini & white beans, black eyes peas, red pepper flakes, hot chiles, breadcrumbs, raisins, toasted almonds, crushed peanuts.