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"Boat House" Collard Greens

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“My boss gave me this recipe several years ago. The recipe supposedly came from the "Boat House" restaurant in Charleston, SC. Even people that don't like collard greens love these. This recipe is just that different!”
8hrs 45mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 bunch collard greens, stems removed and washed (Can use two bunches of greens without doubling the other ingredients, and it tastes the same)
  • 12 cup brown sugar
  • 12 cup molasses
  • 2 tablespoons louisiana style hot sauce, to taste
  • 3 fluid ounces whiskey
  • 1 ham hock
  • salt


  1. Put prepared greens in large pot.
  2. Add water (maybe a half of pot).
  3. Bring to a boil, and boil for one hour.
  4. Add sugar, molasses, hot sauce, whiskey, and ham hock.
  5. Bring to a boil again, and boil for another hour.
  6. Reduce heat and simmer for 4-6 hours.
  7. During the last hour of cooking, add a little salt to taste.

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