Fresh spinach crop flourishes in cool weather

Fresh green spinach is in season now, and due to the cool weather, the crop is flourishing. The best quality spinach has a bright green color and fresh-looking tender leaves.

It is very perishable, but stored in the crisper in plastic bags, spinach will keep for 3 to 5 days in the refrigerator. Before storing, wash thoroughly in cold water, lifting leaves to let any sand settle, and then drain well.

To cook spinach, wash and place in pan with only the water clinging to the leaves. Cover tightly and steam over medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes only. Drain and serve immediately with butter and seasonings as desired. Spinach Quiche 9-inch pastry shell, baked 1 pound fresh spinach, cooked and drained, and chopped 2 cups light cream 1/3 cup each grated Swiss and Paremsan cheese 4 eggs Salt and freshly ground pepper

Combine cream, cheese, eggs, and seasonings together very thoroughly. Place spinach in pastry shell; pour egg mixture over spinach.

Bake in 350 degrees F. oven for 30 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Serve hot.

About these ads
Sponsored Content by LockerDome

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...

Save for later

Save
Cancel

Saved ( of items)

This item has been saved to read later from any device.
Access saved items through your user name at the top of the page.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You reached the limit of 20 saved items.
Please visit following link to manage you saved items.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You have already saved this item.

View Saved Items

OK