June 24, 2011
Chard is a flavorful, mild and nutritious workhorse vegetable. It is a staple green in many kitchens. Available from spring to fall, it can be used in soups, stir fries, salads, side dishes and quiches, frittatas and omelets. It can be used in any recipe calling for spinach. The very young and tender leaves can be eaten raw in salads. But mostly chard needs to be cooked.