Comfort food,

These dishes were prepared by Debra Hopkins of Deb's Ribs on "Hawaii's Kitchen" Sunday. The show airs at 5:30 p.m. on KHON/Fox.

Collard Greens

2 smoked ham shanks or smoked turkey leg or wings
1 large onion, coarsely chop
3 tablespoons salt
1 tablespoon black pepper
2 tablespoons vinegar
1 tablespoon sugar
1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
4 large or 6 medium bunches collards

Simmer ham shanks or turkey with all ingredients except collards until very tender, 1 to 2 hours.

Wash greens well. Trim off 1/2 of bottom stem and discard. Roll a handful of greens and slice 1/2-inch. Repeat with remaining greens. Add to broth and simmer 1-1/2 to 2 hours longer.

Sweet Potato Pie

3 large sweet potatoes
1 stick salted butter
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup white sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 tall can evaporated milk
1 teaspoon salt
3 large eggs, beaten
2 unbaked 9-inch pie shells

Bake or boil sweet potatoes until soft. Peel and mash.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Whisk together sweet potato with remaining ingredients except eggs and pie shells until creamy. Add eggs and stir. Pour into pie shells. Bake 60 to 75 minutes. Cool thoroughly.

Nutritional information unavailable

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