Collard Greens

Collard greens is one of those foods you don’t like until you do. My story is that my lovely wife had to travel to Chicago for work and I had not been so I went along. We went to eat soul food at this total dive in the south side. The food was pretty good but the collard greens were just out of this world. Ever since, I have been on quest to replicate those greens and this is my rendition. This is a simple as a recipe gets but the results are incredible. At this point I would like to point out that if you don’t own a crock pot that there is something seriously wrong with your life and an intervention may be required.

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Polvo Lagareiro

I have been cooking octopus for a while but I never tried making the Portuguese version called polvo lagareiro. The standard recipe is pretty basic but I’ll just stick to the version I concocted. This took me about 2 hours from start to finish.

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