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Swiss Chard Doesn't Have To Be Hard.

(post, Cristin Couzens)

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Just saying the word “chard” is enough to keep many people from eating this vegetable.  At least that’s what happened in my case.  Say it with me.


It doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue. 

I’ve been eyeing this veggie all year.  It’s so colorful!  Stalks in pinks, reds and yellows.  I took this picture on a reconnaissance mission back in March.  The chard is from Deep Roots Farm.

In preparation for finally giving this vegetable a try, I decided to start saying “chard” with a rolling R, thinking it had a nicer ring to it.  Say it with me.


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