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Help Needed with the Spinach Glut
Fri 1-Jun-12
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Original Redhead
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Hi you resourceful lot.  I have a glut of spinach at the minute and little/no freezer space.

 

I've tasted the results of the Bulgarian method of heavily brined (and aspirined)  hot water and it's not that pleasant, even in a curry.  

 

Any suggestions, other than feeding to livestock?

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Fri 1-Jun-12
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Ok I've found a recipe for lacto fermentation of spinach which has to be worth a try with half a dozen jars.  Still would like other ideas though.

 

I'm also going to see if I can insert the link.  But posting the adress as well (just in case)

 

http://gnowfglins.com/2012/05/11/spinach-kraut/#

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Fri 1-Jun-12
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Are you sure, Tracey, that you can't find some minimal space - after cooking, spinach disappears to very little!

Pork Florentine in large-ish ovenproof dish:

Thickly-sliced tomatoes (flash-fried with some garlic, if liked);

topped with layers of spinach;

topped with thinly sliced pork, flash-fried beforehand;

covered with a cheese sauce, and then more cheese, (perhaps Parmesan)

Baked for about half an hour, till beginning to become golden on top

Serve with freshly cooked pasta, if serving a hungry lot! laugh

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Fri 1-Jun-12
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Mmmmmm  thinly sliced pork and parmesan - think finding those in Bulgaria might be harder than preserving spinach.   lol  Sounds lovely though

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Any value in drying it?

Fri 1-Jun-12
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Original Redhead said:

Mmmmmm  thinly sliced pork and parmesan - think finding those in Bulgaria might be harder than preserving spinach.   lol  Sounds lovely though

Try Lidl....

Who lives long sees much : The diary of my life in Bulgaria

Fri 1-Jun-12
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Gosh, thought you were further out in the sticks than that EP.  You have a Lidl?? 

 

The lidl I went to a couple of towns over had meat prepared the BG way, i.e. hit it with a cleaver into portion size no matter where the joints or bones are.  I'm loving it here but I'll be butchering my own animals simply so I can have some cuts I recognise.i_am_hungry

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