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Herbs - general tips and collected recipes
Fresh herbs can be stored in an open or a perforated plastic bag in your refrigerator crisper drawer for a few days. To extend the freshness of herbs, snip off the ends of the stems on the diagonal. Place herbs in a tall glass with an inch of water,

Sauteed Chard
1 pound chard 1/2 tablespoon olive oil (bacon grease is good, too of course) 2 - 4 thinly sliced garlic cloves 2 teaspoons sugar 1 tablespoon red-wine vinegar Coarse salt and ground pepper   Rinse chard well. Trim tough ends; sli
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Swiss Chard Storage tips and collected recipes
If you like spinach, you will adore chard. The flavor is mild yet earthy and sweet with slightly bitter and salty undertones. Swiss Chard and Beet Greens belong to the same family as spinach and share a similar taste profile. Do not wash Swiss chard

Garlic, Green Garlic, and Garlic Scapes
Garlic, Green Garlic, and Garlic ScapesGarlic needs to be stored in a cool place away from direct sunlight. Garlic also needs to "breathe" and allowing the correct air circulation will extend its shelf life. An excellent way to store garlic is in a s

Kale, Swiss Chard and Chicken Salad
1/2 cup cider vinegar 2 1/2 tsp honey 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp ground black pepper 1/2 tsp dried oregano (optional) 1/2 cup olive oil 1 bunch Swiss chard, torn into bite-sized pieces 1 bunch kale, torn into bite-sized pieces 1 pound grilled skinl
Products (Kale, Swiss Chard, Chicken)

Kale storage tips and recipes
Kale should be stored in the coldest part of the refrigerator and is best used within 2-3 days. Wrap kale in damp towel or place in plastic bag to retain moisture. To prepare kale, fold the leaf in half along the stem and cut out the stem (which

Lettuce storage tips and recipes
Romaine lettuce and leaf lettuce should be washed and dried before storing in the refrigerator to remove their excess moisture, while Boston lettuce (aka buttercrunch) need not be washed before storing. A salad spinner can be very helpful in the dryi

Garden Vegetable Lasagna
This is a great "Versitile Veggie" recipe to use your CSA veggies

Fresh Tomatoes and Herbs with Pasta
This recipe is based on the whole foods, plant based diet.

Portuguese Potato & Kale Soup
Collard or mustard greens can be substituted for the kale in this flavorful soup. Make it a meal: For a satisfying winter supper, serve with your favorite crusty bread.   Makes 8 servings ACTIVE TIME: 30 minutes TOTAL TIME: 40 minutes EASE

Kickin' Collard Greens
Kickin' Collard GreensAdapted from: http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/kickin-collard-greens/Detail.aspxThis recipe can be adapted for many different types of greens, just adjust cooking times. Serves: 6Preparation Time: 1 hour 3 slices bacon1 la

Green Smoothies
1/2 apple5 - 1" chunks frozen banana (always use and never more than 1 banana)1 fresh mango1/4 cup orange juice or 1/2 orange, squeezed1/4 cup water3 cups greens (spinach, kale, collards or chard)Blend together.  Add 1/2-3/4 cup ice.  Blend

Collard Soup
A sweet & earthy soup!
Products (Onion, Collard Greens)

Cooking Greens (Kale, Beet, or Collards)
My family was pleasantly surprised by this recipe. It's a delicious way to serve collard, kale or beet greens.

Braised Greens
1 bunch braising greens (or any greens)  1 T. butter or olive oil A few thinly sliced onions 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 cup stock, wine, or other liquid 2 T. Vinegar Place the butter or oil in a heavy skillet with a tight fitti

Classic Southern Collards
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Sausage and Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash
2 large acorn squash, halved and seeded 2 Tbsp butter, melted 1 clove of garlic, pressed 1/2 tsp ground sage, divided 3/4 lb Italian turkey sausage links, casings removed 1/2 cup onion, finely chopped 1 celery rib, finely chopped 4 oz mushroo

Dinosaur Kale Caesar Salad
I was at a beautiful wedding last week in upstate New York's scenic Hudson Valley, and went to a small Italian restaurant in the quaint town of New Paltz.  A Tavola focused on using locally grown produce in their unique and delicious dishes, not
Products (Garlic, Kale)

Cranberry Kale Salad
Salad: Curly Kale Fresh Cranberries Walnut pieces Finely chop curly kale, and fresh cranberries. Add walnut pieces.   Dressing: Olive Oil Basalmic Vinegar Salt Agave or honey Mix and massage into kale. Best if refrigerated over night.
Products (Kale, Honey)

Chicken and Kale Casserole
from http://www.marthastewart.com/862208/chicken-and-kale-casserole Prep Time 25 minutes Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes Serves 8 Ingredients Coarse salt and ground pepper 3/4 pound large pasta shells 2 tablespoons unsalted bu

Cheesy Kale Chips
30-Minute Cheesy Kale Chips     Prep time 5 mins Cook time 20 mins Total time 25 mins   Easy, baked kale chips in just 30 minutes with 8 ingredients! Cheesy, crispy, and nutrient-packed! Author:
Products (Kale)

Carolina Kale- adapted from The Moosewood Collective
*In this southern-style dish, the bright, vitamin- and mineral-rich greens, cooked until just tender, contrast beautifully with the red tomatoes to make an appealing vegetable side dish or a topping for rice.

Butternut-Kale Lasagna
Products (Kale, Squash - Winter)

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