StoryHarvest 2012

I concived StoryHarvest as part of my Master’s Thesis project last year and I am so excited to see it as the kickoff event as part of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) “Found Art in Troy” at the Sanctuary for Independent Media October 20th. Learn how to participate:

Thank you DeeDee Halleck for being there and for documenting Story Harvest 2012!

Shelia Rouse cooks collard greens from Pastor Willie’s garden at the Missing Link in Troy, NY. The dish will be to shared during StoryHarvest 2012 October 20th.

Shelia Rouse Collard Greens
2 Smoked Turkey Wings (chopped in 2 to 4 parts)
3 bunches of collards, ribs removed, rolled and sliced (chiffonade)
1 large onion, chopped
6 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup vegetable oil
salt and pepper to taste
to serve: white distilled vinegar and hot sauce on the table.

Put wings and 6 cups of water in a large pot to simmer, covered, for a  couple of hours or 15 minutes in a pressure cooker until the meat starts to fall of the bones.
Add to the wings and broth the chopped collards and cook until it reduces.
Meanwhile, sauté onions and garlic in 2 TBSP of oil until soft and add to collards.
Add remaining vegetable oil on top of collards and onion, salt and pepper to taste. Cover pot, reduce heat and cook until collards are tender.
Serve with Rice and Beans.


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