Southern Secret Ingredient: Ham Hocks

We've got the secret to smokin' Deep South flavor. From collard greens to red beans and rice, ham hocks are the perfect addition to whatever you're cooking.

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[MUSIC] You know the secret to deep south flavor when you're slow cooking? Ham hocks. They're a cheap and easy way to give a rich and smoky taste to whatever you're simmering, from collard greens and field peas to red beans and rice. You can pick up ham hocks at your local grocery store, or even smoke them at home. For more test kitchen tips, visit southernliving.com
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