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Old 12-07-2019, 07:51 PM   #1
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Modify recipe to reduce serving size for collard greens

Can someone help me modify the recipe so that I am not making 7 pounds of collard greens but serving for 4? Thank you!

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Old 12-07-2019, 09:35 PM   #2
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Maybe look at some other recipes that give the yield in number of servings, rather than in pounds. Then do some simple math, and see how many servings 6.5 lbs would yield. Then, reduce this recipe, to make 4 servings.
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Old 12-07-2019, 11:23 PM   #3
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1 lb. Collard Greens
5 slices bacon, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 onion, fine dice
2 tbs. butter
2 tbs. red wine vinegar
1/2 tsp. chicken base
1 tsp. Kosher salt
1 tsp. black pepper
2 cups water
1/3 cup Worcestershire Sauce

That should make enough for 4 servings of just over 1/4 lb. per serving. Let me know how it turns out.

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Old 12-07-2019, 11:51 PM   #4
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Forgot to say, welcome to the forum, Tracy!
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Old 12-08-2019, 10:02 AM   #5
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I make small batches. Last was one bunch of turnip greens weighing 7.1 ounces raw. I added three cups liquid and ended up with 43.75 ounces of cooked greens. Course I added other stuff. Posting "recipe" below, not because I think it's better but just 'cause that's whut was in the icebox last week. But maybe you can get a sense of proportions from it. Would have served four as a side dish easy but I'd probably double it.
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"Old bachelor cook" with apparently real good eyesight. lol
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Old 12-08-2019, 11:31 AM   #7
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"Old bachelor cook" with apparently real good eyesight. lol
It gets a little bigger if you click it.
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It gets a little bigger if you click it.
I had to save a copy and make it bigger in my image software to be able to read it.
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Old 12-08-2019, 12:07 PM   #9
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Hmmm...
Maybe I should start doin it thisaway.
Or this.
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Hmmm...
Maybe I should start doin it thisaway.
Or this.
Well that works. I wonder if it would work if you uploaded it to your pictures here?
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Well that works. I wonder if it would work if you uploaded it to your pictures here?
The forum software compresses uploaded images, which sometimes distorts them.
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My elcheapo printer can't enlarge. lol I am hoping Santa will bring me one this year that will be able to enlarge.
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My elcheapo printer can't enlarge. lol I am hoping Santa will bring me one this year that will be able to enlarge.
Most image editing software can enlarge images. Then you can save and print that.
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Well that works. I wonder if it would work if you uploaded it to your pictures here?
When I just post a capture of the ingredient list as I did in the "What have you had for breakfast lately?" thread this morning, is that unreadable too?
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When I just post a capture of the ingredient list as I did in the "What have you had for breakfast lately?" thread this morning, is that unreadable too?
That seems to work better. Still small when expanded, but not really tiny.
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