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Food Philosophy: When is Gumbo not Gumbo?
« on: June 27, 2012, 06:05:32 pm »
Ok, so I had the idea to make chicken gumbo.  However, I know I don't have certain items.  At what point does gumbo become soup?

So, in order of importance (I feel):

No okra
No Andouille sausage
No celery for the Trinity

However, I do have File powder, and I can make a damn good roux.

Aaaaaand GO!
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Re: Food Philosophy: When is Gumbo not Gumbo?
« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2012, 06:06:43 pm »
Okra is cow food, not people food.
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Re: Food Philosophy: When is Gumbo not Gumbo?
« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2012, 06:09:21 pm »
So if I add beef, then I'm adding okra by proxy.  Genius!
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Re: Food Philosophy: When is Gumbo not Gumbo?
« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2012, 09:46:26 pm »
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Re: Food Philosophy: When is Gumbo not Gumbo?
« Reply #4 on: June 27, 2012, 10:15:26 pm »
Ok, so I had the idea to make chicken gumbo.  However, I know I don't have certain items.  At what point does gumbo become soup?

So, in order of importance (I feel):

No okra
No Andouille sausage
No celery for the Trinity

However, I do have File powder, and I can make a damn good roux.

Aaaaaand GO!

Without okra, I'm not sure it's gumbo. But it would still be delicious.
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Re: Food Philosophy: When is Gumbo not Gumbo?
« Reply #5 on: June 27, 2012, 11:25:47 pm »
WHY THE HELL IS THIS IN LITERATE CHAOTIC?!

Also, it was fucking delicious.
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