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Help! Whats Wrong With This Recipe - Creamed Spinach

JTPhilly | Feb 14, 201407:11 AM

I usually do not use recipes but look at a few and then wing it - in this case with a ham in the oven and a handful of other things going on I just took the first one off google and went for it

recipe here for "Ruth Chris" steakhouse creamed spinach

The whole time it felt that I was doing things in the wrong order - adding the onions after the flour - (how are you supposed to dig the clove out of that mess) and it told you to start the spinach way too late (that part I did not follow) I felt the instructions were out of step and did not give the onions enough time to cook without burning the flour . Creamed anything is not something on my usual list (normally I would sauté) but it seemed a nice fit for a blizzard. Served with a mango/honey/ginger glazed clove studded ham and smashed red potatoes it was definitely not the highlight of the meal - end result not so flavorful and onions not caramelized enough

Is it is recipe or was it user error ?

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