Few culinary traditions run as deep as collards in North Carolina.
Sautéed Greens with Applewood-Smoked Bacon
Enjoy these sautéed greens with bacon — and don’t toss the broth. Potlikker is a prize to be sipped, sopped, and savored.
This rich, creamy dish is the perfect side for steak.
Wilted Kale Salad with Apples & Pecans
This fresh salad can be served hot or cold.
Our State Knows Best: Vegetable Gardening
Ready to hone your green thumb? Find out what three experts have to say about growing your own veggies in North Carolina, the common gardening mistakes you should avoid, and the best places to plant.
Grits & Greens
For a double dose of Southern flavor, add cooked greens to a bowl of local stone-ground grits.
4 Mixed Greens Recipes
Mustard and turnip greens, spinach and kale: Bridge the gap between winter and spring with four recipes that turn hardy leaves into a hearty meal.
Make Your Own Luck with 24 Green Recipes
Don’t just wear green for good luck — eat it, too! Get a little green on your plate with these dishes.