It’s a simple recipe.Â In addition to the onion, I sometimes grate a couple of carrots into the mix… Beef Rice-a-Roni 1 lb ground beef 1 medium onion, chopped 1 cup raw rice 8 ounces spaghetti, broken into 1-inch pieces 4 tablespoons margarine 4 cups…
Since Fat Tuesday was coming up, the “Bite. Sip. Repeat…” team decided to get together last weekend and cook a New Orleans classic. Dr. Steve and I shopped and met up at Dr. Curtis’ house for the cooking and sipping. I’d been thinking of what to cook and came across one of Emeril Lagasse’s first books, “Louisiana Real & Rustic“. It’s copyrighted 1996, after he started doing “The Essence of Emeril”, but before he got really big. I like this book a lot. Emeril provides a variety of recipes, including Louisiana standards as well as basics, like mayonnaise and other sauces.
The recipe that caught my eye was Shrimp and Okra Gumbo (full recipe at end of post). So Dr. Steve and I headed to Harvest Ranch Market for supplies.
Actually, they didn’t have okra or andouille sausage, so we just got the produce and shrimp there. Continue reading Shrimp and Okra Gumbo