Sauteed Spinach

Chao Bocai

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By Ellen Schrecker

Published 1976

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Mrs. Chiang’s mother knew that spinach was nutritious, but she didn’t have to force her children to eat it. She cooked it so well that it was one of the family’s favorite foods. It’s one of ours as well. In an elaborate multi-course meal, its simplicity, delicate flavor, and color provide a refreshing contrast to heavier, more complicated dishes. It takes about 5 minutes to cook and requires only some shreds of ginger and a few dried red peppers to brig