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Chicken and Andouille Sausage Gumbo -Gumbo is a quintessential dish in Cajun cuisine. But, what is Gumbo? The word Gumbo actually refers to Okra. Okra is used as a thickening agent to this Cajun soup; thus the name of the soup became Gumbo. An Okra Gumbo can contain chicken, sausage or any kind of seafood. My favorite Gumbo is Chicken & Sausage Gumbo or a Seafood Gumbo containing shrimp, crawfish, crabmeat and oysters.--Chicken and Sausage Gumbo Recipe Now Doesn't That Look Good!


“Forrest Gump” Turns 18

(1994) Forrest Gump "Anyway, like I was sayin', shrimp is the fruit of the sea. You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it. Dey's uh, shrimp-kabobs, shrimp creole, shrimp gumbo. Pan fried, deep fried, stir-fried. There's pineapple shrimp, lemon shrimp, coconut shrimp, pepper shrimp, shrimp soup, shrimp stew, shrimp salad, shrimp and potatoes, shrimp burger, shrimp sandwich. That- that's about it."


From Frank Brigtsen: “I think gumbo is and should be a very traditional thing. It’s been around for a long, long time. It is the dish that really defines us as a culture. It’s unique to us. From a flavor standpoint, my gumbos are everything you’d expect. All the ingredients are what you’d expect. What’s different is

from My Catholic Kitchen

Leftover Turkey and Sausage Gumbo

Have you wondered what to do with all those Thanksgiving leftovers? Well have I got a treat for you! Take a look at my Leftover Turkey and Sausage Gumbo Today, it is all about the leftovers! So ins…

from Dinner at the Zoo

New Orleans BBQ Shrimp

New Orleans BBQ Shrimp - Tender and succulent shrimp cooked in a bold and zesty sauce - full of flavor and easy to make!


Cream of Broccoli Soup with Chicken

This Cream of Broccoli Soup with Chicken uses less butter and cream, is loaded with fresh broccoli and savory chicken. The pine nut breadcrumb topping sets it off and is pure comfort food. Never any leftovers!

from Daily Health Post

This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Ingest Okra

Okra, a flowering plant from the mallow family, produces edible seed pods that are amazingly good for you. Often used to help thicken soups and gumbos, they can also be fried, grilled, or even pickled.� Amazingly enough, there are many health benefits of okra after it is cooked.

When I think about what my South tastes like, it’s gumbo, a staple in Cajun cuisine. And the key to a good gumbo is the roux. Roux is a