Pirate Kitchen

Seasonal Salute: Rainbow Chard

Two New Recipes for You to Enjoy!
Rainbow Chard

Gardening is just the most amazing thing. I’m always in awe watching what comes up out of the dirt after there was nothing weeks ago. We planted rainbow chard again this year – I love it. It’s inspired me to highlight seasonal selections from my garden and local farm stands this summer. Does anyone belong to a CSA share (Community Supported Agriculture)? Having your own garden can be a bit like that:  I have this box (or garden in my case) of produce, now what do I do? Well, we ate a LOT of salads last week! As I’ve said before…the garden/nature doesn’t wait. That’s also the beauty of a garden or CSA:  you have to deal with your bounty. It inspired me to think about and research different ways to enjoy eating our rainbow chard. Last year was the first time we grew it and ate it!


Braised Mediterranean Rainbow Chard

Mediterranean Braised Rainbow ChardWe are going to have a mammoth garden this year and started with only a few tomato and pepper plants.  Or so I thought.  I had no idea Rob planted the rainbow chard (and the spinach and the beans!) and all of a sudden…the rainbow chard was HUGE and something had to be done…