Collard greens are a member of the cabbage family.
Collard greens are available in the winter.
Choose smallerÂ leaves plants for tenderness and mild flavor. Look for a fresh green colored, moist, crisp, unwilted leaves. Avoid yellow, brown, or blemished leaves. Timy holes indicate insect damage.
Store unwashed collard greens in damp paper towels (in a plastic bag) in the refrigerator crisper for up to five days.