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Swiss Chard isn’t Swiss. It’s Babylonian

Finding some fresh cut Swiss Chard this morning, Joy just had to buy a bunch. The leaves were squeaky and shiny; the stalks were near pure white. None of that limp stuff you see in our local farmers’ market – made worse by … Continue reading

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