Spinach and Bacon

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Hoppin John’s Lowcountry Cooking

By John Martin Taylor

Published 1992

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As Verta Grosvenor noted in Vibration Cooking, “Greens contrary to popular belief don’t have to be cooked all day.” The recipe for spinach in cream in Charleston Receipts warns, “Boil 3 minutes—no longer.”

Cook this side dish of spinach at the last moment, to accompany virtually any main course. The quantity of spinach may at first seem large, but it will wilt in cooking to a fourth of its volume. You can accomplish the sautéing in a skillet, but a large Dutch oven wil