gumbo

A collection of 16 posts

Jan 19, 2014

Crabs, Crawfish and Shrimp... Oh My!

Crabs, Crawfish and Shrimp... Oh My!

Louisiana Seafood: Tracking Time by the SeasonsI grew up in south Louisiana – Baton Rouge, to be specific. One of the many blessings of growing up where I did was the abundance of fresh

Jan 13, 2014

Cajun or Creole?

Cajun or Creole?

Which Is It? Cajun or Creole?I was in Lafayette on Friday. My wife and I made the 2-hour drive to join our friends in their celebration of the Sacrament of Matrimony. The

Dec 7, 2012

How To Make Beef Stock From Bones

How To Make Beef Stock From Bones

Beef Stock: Aways a TreatBeef stock is always a treat. This stock comes out deep, rich and dark, almost like coffee. It is nutrient-dense, and it is so good and delicious. My stock

Nov 27, 2012

How to Make a Dry Roux in the Oven

How to Make a Dry Roux in the Oven

Roux: What’s All The Fuss About?Without roux there is no gumbo. For gumbo, a traditional roux is equal parts oil and flour. Essentially, you are frying the flour in the oil

Sep 30, 2012

Authentic Chicken and Andouille Gumbo

Authentic Chicken and Andouille Gumbo

Chicken and Andouille Gumbo: It’s authentic!This is the real deal, folks. This is authentic gumbo. This isn’t store-bought. This isn’t frozen. This isn’t pre-packaged. This is something you

Jan 13, 2011

The Catholic Foodie’s Seafood Gumbo

The Catholic Foodie’s Seafood Gumbo

INGREDIENTS2 lbs shrimp (with heads attached), peeled, retain the heads & shells4 yellow onions, 2 chopped, 2 quartered4 ribs celery, 2 chopped, 2 quartered2 green bell pepper, chopped6-9 cloves garlic, minced3 pounds tomatoes,