Would you, could you eat a cactus?

You might envision cactus as the spiky plant to avoid in desert climates, rather than a tasty veggie. However, nopales is easy to find in Houston grocers, often already cleaned of their prickly spines. Once cooked, they have a likeness to green beans. Have you ever eaten cactus? What did you think?

What are your collard green memories? Collard greens: bacon or not? Collard greens sans bacon?

Collard greens are steeped in Southern tradition, and for many, they bring to mind fond memories of family. Tell us about your own experience with collard greens, whether a grandmother’s passed-down recipe or a brand new discovery!