Re: [gardeners] Re: Potatoes/spinach

Penny Nielsen (
Mon, 26 Oct 1998 10:25:59 -0400

Of course you're right Barbara.  My head must have been on another planet at the time I wrote.

Penny in Halifax, N.S. who will have some Bright Lights for supper tonight


>>> "Barbara J. Davis" <> 10/21 7:11 AM >>>

Of course, Bright Lights isn't spinach.  Comparing spinach to Swiss 
chard is like comparing broccoli to cauliflower.  If you like one better 
than another, then that's the thing to grow.  In this case, Bright 
Lights should be compared to green Swiss chard.

Barbara Davis       southwest of Ft. Worth, TX

> At 11:43 PM 10/20/98 -0500, you wrote:
> >Hi Penny in Halifax,
> >    Did you get to eat any of the Bright Lights? If so how does the taste
> compare to regular spinach?
> >    Allen
> >    Bastrop Co.,Tx
> >    Zone 8
> >
> Hi...Cynthia here (inserting 2cents),
> I grew the Bright Lights, it tasted ok, but IMHO is bland in comparison to
> spinach.  But, if you put enough butter/salt/pepper on, it is delicious.  I
> cooked some up like my grandma does, parboiled, then sautee in olive oil
> with onion and garlic, that wasn't bad at all.  I do not plan to grow
> Bright Lights again.  But then again, I don't grow spinach either <bg>.