CHARD

variety:

Bright Lights
Barese

storage:

Ideal temp: 32℉

Store in a sealed plastic bag in your fridge. If the leaves have wilted, dunk them in cold water to re-hydrate, dry lightly and place them back in a plastic bag in the fridge. Storage life: 10-14 days.

uses:

Sauteed/wilted in egg dishes (frittatas, omelettes, quiche, fried or poached)
Sauteed and seasoned in pasta dishes
Baby chard braised whole in stock
Pizza
Creamed
Lasagna
Over grits with shrimp or eggs
Soups (minestrone)
 

PAIRS WELL WITH:

Lemon juice and zest, orange, hard cheese, softer cheese (Chevre, Ricotta, Mozzarella, blue, feta), cream, butter, fish, shrimp, pork, chicken, eggs, pasta dishes, tomato, potatoes, sweet corn, beets, winter squash, mushrooms, shallots, leek, garlic, walnuts, pine nuts, almonds, toasted seeds (pumpkin, sunflower), capers, vinegars (red wine, balsamic, sherry), chicken stock, olive oil, bacon fat, polenta/grits, barley, grains, risotto, lentils, cannelini beans, garbanzo beans, red pepper flakes, breadcrumbs, basil, parsley, ginger, nutmeg.