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What to do with Mustard Greens

At 03:18 AM 4/11/98 -0700, you wrote:
>We have numerous mustard plants in full glory at the moment, actually
>threatening to bloom/seed.  The greens I ate growing up were cooked with ham
>hocks, bacon, and other nasties.  The taste of these mustard greens sure is
>stronger than I remember . . . of course, they were covered up with all that
>goop back then!

Yes they are strong and they actually take a bit of getting used to, but I
like them...as does Hal.

>Any ideas for how to enjoy lots of mustard greens?  I've tried them fresh in
>a salad (too strong for my husband's tastebuds) and cooking them in veggie
>stock with garlic and tamari.  That was based on an Ornish recipe which was
>okay, but the greens tasted better after mixing in some corn and giving a
>neutral background to the strong tamari and mustard flavors (at least,
>that's why *I* think it was better!).

Well, you could get an iguana. They have wonderful nutrients and are
relatively high in calcium and other nutrients. Hal, my iguana, loves them! 

If you have them in salad don't eat them alone. Eat them with a milder
flavored green and they aren't bad. We eat them romaine, bok choy, and

You can also steam them and put them into things with spinach for an
interesting flavor. 
Take care,

Tory Klementsen                     teechur@xxxxxxxxxxx

For I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord.
Plans to prosper you and not to harm you.
Plans to give you a future and a hope.
Jerm 29:11