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Swiss chard Italian style

Chard Of Many Colors

Chard will always be there for you. Like a reliable friend, it is one of the greatest, and often least appreciated, of all the gifts from your local farmer (or garden). Chard’s long, thick stalks have wide, glossy green leaves that may be smooth or curly, depending on the variety. The stalk comes in many […]

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Hortopita

Hortopita or Greek Spring Greens Quiche

Hortopita is a savory pie that is stuffed with horta, or edible wild greens such as dandelions, chard, kale, and lamb’s quarters- commonly called spring greens. Horta directly translates as “grass” in Greek, but refers to about 80 different greens growing all over the country. It’s delicious alone (sauteed with lemon and olive oil) but […]

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Provençal Chard Soup

I found this wonderful recipe for soup that uses Swiss Chard and has the flavors that I talk about in the eNewsletter post, so I had to share! Enjoy. Provençal Chard Soup 3 Tbs extra virgin olive oil 1  Small yellow onion, minced 1 Tsp chopped garlic 2 Medium carrots, cut into 1/4 inch slices […]

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