How to Use Up Heavy Cream

The dish is super simple, with only five ingredients, and that's including the salt, which hardly counts. 1 1/2 cups of heavy cream and a 1/2 cup of finely chopped yellow onions transform 3 pounds of fresh, washed spinach into the classic steakhouse side dish. Plus cayenne, so minuscule, it's almost considered a secret ingredient. This isn't too heavy and overpowering so you don't taste the spinach. It should be just right.

Creamed spinach can be clunky, rich with so much cream and butter the spinach itself is an afterthought. This recipe is different. You end up with a delicious mound of lightly cooked spinach enhanced—not weighed down—by a relatively modest amount of cream.... Read More