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Mixed Greens

(by LaToya Powell)

3 parts mustard greens to 1 part collard greens

smoked ham hocks

salt and pepper to taste

Remove and discard stems from greens, and roughly chop the leaves.

Placed smoked ham hocks in 2 qts. water over medium heat.

Bring to a boil.

Reduce to simmer for approximately 1 hour. As water evaporates, add a little more.

Increase heat to medium and add cleaned greens in batches.

Cook for 1 hour or until greens are tender.

(Read A Seat At the Table, the story that accompanies this recipe.)