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Farmers market report: Swiss chard is in season. We have recipes

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What’s in season:  A member of the beet family, chard is known for its long, frilly leaves and thick, celery-like stalks. And chard itself — it’s not necessarily “Swiss” — suffers from a confusion of names.

According to Los Angeles-based food historian Clifford Wright, the word “chard” is a corruption…Read more

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