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Posted by on Jan. 19, 2013 at 5:22 PM
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I am familiar with making kale (saute, sprinkle garlic powder and put a lid on). I just tried it with bok choy, chard and spinach--ugh. Any tips on how to cook those "softer" greens?

by on Jan. 19, 2013 at 5:22 PM
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charlene_kyle
by Charlene on Jan. 19, 2013 at 6:37 PM

 I have never made any of those.

Flaca43
by Silver Member on Jan. 20, 2013 at 3:10 PM
I'm not sure...maybe steam the spinach?
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powow65
by Kimmy the new cook on Jan. 20, 2013 at 6:22 PM
Check on both Betty Crocker & www.ehow.com
& gl!
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OneDay.
by on Jan. 20, 2013 at 6:25 PM

I usually put spinach in things. I have put bok choy in stir fry. I have never made chard. Kale is definitely my favorite.

copperswifey
by Silver Member on Jan. 21, 2013 at 12:42 AM

I have always wanted to make kale chips and try it. I always do spinach in casseroles and hot dishes. I have never had it just plain. :)

taniamorse85
by Bronze Member on Jan. 21, 2013 at 2:42 AM

I love spinach, but I prefer it fresh over cooked.  The texture of cooked spinach is usually kind of blah, IMO.  The only way I've cooked spinach and enjoyed it was with this recipe.

emilyrosenj
by Margaret on Jan. 21, 2013 at 6:51 AM
I've put spinach in soup and it wa s good but mostly I eat it raw.
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eustacejessica
by Jess on Jan. 21, 2013 at 9:46 PM

I'm no help here.

suetoo
by Member on Jan. 22, 2013 at 9:31 AM

Rachael Ray cooks with them a lot, I saw a teaching episode on PBS, Lydia's Italy. She used olive oil, garlic, deriibbed the white tough parts, coarsly shredded the greens, and blanched them lightly. I find them awfully bitter, and I think I've heard to add vinegar to cut the bitterness.

othermom
by Danelle on Jan. 22, 2013 at 9:49 AM

I usually get frozen spinach and boil it

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