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(With handy link to guide on proper collard preparation and cooking.)
It took a surprising amount of doing, but the leafy, bitter, and oft-tasty collard green is now all but the official state vegetable of South Carolina.
Now the only question is: On the day she signs it, will it be fashionable to pin a collard to your searsucker's lapel?
But if you're more interested in practical things (like good ways to cook and prep collards), The Sate has republished a guide on doing so from 2004 — see it in their report here, or get the big version direct here.