Side Dish Poll

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by kboss714, Apr 7, 2016.

  1. kboss714

    kboss714 Fire Starter

    Between these two which would you rather have with your BBQ. Collard Greens or Cream Spinach.
     
  2. Collard greens.

    Partly because they grow about 200 feel from my smoker, but mostly because I just like them better, especially with pork of any kind.
     
  3. Collards all day.
     
  4. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    Both are great but I would go with Greens. The slightly bitter flavor and acidity cuts the fattiness of BBQ and refreshes the palate. Creamed Spinach would be too rich and heavy for my taste...JJ
     
  5. lancep

    lancep Master of the Pit

    Greens would make sense to me since I would probably use the trimmings from the meat to cook them.
     
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  6. siege

    siege Smoke Blower

    Having grown up down south, I can appreciate good greens but....I really like creamed spinach, but not the real steakhouse variety. I put about 2 pounds of rinsed and dried fresh spinach leaves ( stems pinched off ) in a medium warm skillet with some bacon fat, stirring until well wilted. Then blend in some half and half, and grated Asiago cheese. It just makes a nice sized bowl full. Yeah, it's still pretty rich, and not something you'd eat every day, but a nice change of pace, with a little bite from the cheese, and a creamy texture.
     
    Last edited: Apr 8, 2016
  7. tc fish bum

    tc fish bum Meat Mopper

    greens all day long!!
     
  8. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Creamed spinach here.

    Al
     
  9. Greens
     
  10. perfectsmokebbq

    perfectsmokebbq Fire Starter

    Spinach!!! For me!!!
     
  11. joe black

    joe black Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I don't know anything about acidity or refreshing my pallet (sorry JJ, LOL), but I would vote for collards, all dat long.
     
  12. flgatorguy87

    flgatorguy87 Fire Starter

    Collards are my favorite type of green and I love greens. No question for me.
     
  13. cats49er

    cats49er Meat Mopper

    I love both,but JJ is right I think.
     
  14. dirtsailor2003

    dirtsailor2003 Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Collard greens
     
  15. cliffcarter

    cliffcarter Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

    Pan fried taters

     
  16. bdskelly

    bdskelly Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Greens with Q. Creamed spinach steak. IMHO  B
     
  17. cliffcarter

    cliffcarter Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

    Not a fan of either collards or spinach, hence the brown taters.

    I suppose in 2 or 3 weeks I could cook up a mess of dandelion greens[​IMG]
     
  18. bbqwillie

    bbqwillie Smoking Fanatic

    I love both but with BBQ I gotta go with the collards simmered down with a big ole chunk of smoked bacon. Add a little Tabasco over the final product and it don't get no better.
     
  19. Peppa vinegar splashed on my greens. Still cook'em like granny did, smoked hock s&p.
     

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