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I miss spinach!!

It's still nowhere to be found in restaurants or my awful local grocery store. We're allowed to eat it again, right?


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  1. Time to hit the farmer's market. I miss spinach too!

    1. I don't know what part of this Great Nation you live in, but out here on the Left Coast we've had it for awhile. In fact we are going to have a hot spinach salad tonight. Don't worry, it will soon be on your favorite market. Happy chowing...

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      1. re: Fog City Kid

        Right coast too... have already had spinach 2 times since the ecoli scare, including ohitashi today.

      2. I was at Whole Paycheck buying it this morning- it's here in DC.

        1. I've eaten it a few times since my supermarket put it back on the shelf. I'm still alive and doing well...I think...! I'm in the Boston area.

          1. Yeah, we've been eatting it for a while now, but for my dinner parties, it's still off the menu... We use baby chinese cabbage leaves instead, which look similar and already had a couple of guests ask 'just to make sure'...



            1. I switched to Swiss chard for cooked food, and it tastes so much better to me. I haven't missed the spinach very much.

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              1. re: Das Ubergeek

                Really? You don't find it way way too sweet? Most people I know switched over to arugula which is going the other direction to sharpness.

                1. re: Atahualpa

                  No, because I usually cook it with garlic and pepper sprinkle, which takes the edge off the sweetness. I don't like arugula much -- too peppery.

              2. I still can't eat it raw (and boy do I miss a good spinach and bacon salad), but I did buy it frozen this week for turkey meatballs. My husband was not amused. He ate the meatballs, but very grudgingly.