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Saturday, July 2, 2016

Fire Up The Grill! With This ~ Happy 4th of July Menu! Enjoy!

Southern Greens With Pot Liquor

Southern Greens With Pot Liquor

Mmmm! Tasty! Tasty!

1 Ham hock or 4 strips of bacon or 2 ounces of dried salt

2 Cups of water, (may need more as necessary) <,P> 1 Pound of Collard Greens, Turnip Greens, Mustard Greens, or Kale

½ teaspoon of red pepper flakes

Salt & Pepper to Taste

½ tablespoon of liquid smoke

2 tablespoons of Franks Hot Sauce or Crystals Hot Sauce or any Hot Sauce

Directions: First carefully wash greens.

If you use the Ham Hock, then place Ham Hock in pot with water covering it and bring to

boil and then reduce the heat and cook it until it is tender falling apart.

**Once Ham Hock is done, remove it from the pot. Remove and discard all fat and skin.

Next tear remaining meat in bite size piece and return it to the pot and add your cleaned greens, red pepper flakes, salt & pepper to taste, hot sauce and liquid smoke. Cook with greens 30 to 45 minutes until greens are tender.

If you are using the Bacon or Salt pork, you must sauté them in a heavy pot like a cast iron Dutch oven, until crisp.

Remove from heat add water to the pan add your cleaned greens, red pepper flakes, salt & pepper to taste, hot sauce and liquid smoke.

Cook with greens 30 to 45 minutes until greens are tender.

Mmmm! Tasty! Tasty!

1 Ham hock or 4 strips of bacon or 2 ounces of dried salt

2 Cups of water, (may need more as necessary) <,P> 1 Pound of Collard Greens, Turnip Greens, Mustard Greens, or Kale

½ teaspoon of red pepper flakes

Salt & Pepper to Taste

½ tablespoon of liquid smoke

2 tablespoons of Franks Hot Sauce or Crystals Hot Sauce or any Hot Sauce

Directions: First carefully wash greens.

If you use the Ham Hock, then place Ham Hock in pot with water covering it and bring to

boil and then reduce the heat and cook it until it is tender falling apart.

**Once Ham Hock is done, remove it from the pot. Remove and discard all fat and skin.

Next tear remaining meat in bite size piece and return it to the pot and add your cleaned greens, red pepper flakes, salt & pepper to taste, hot sauce and liquid smoke. Cook with greens 30 to 45 minutes until greens are tender.

If you are using the Bacon or Salt pork, you must sauté them in a heavy pot like a cast iron Dutch oven, until crisp.

Remove from heat add water to the pan add your cleaned greens, red pepper flakes, salt & pepper to taste, hot sauce and liquid smoke.

Cook with greens 30 to 45 minutes until greens are tender.