The Little Gumbo Book

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Here are twenty-seven carefully created recipes plus explanations, definitions, and directions that will enable everyone to enjoy the special experience of gumbo. This dandy of a book is entirely dedicated to the process of preparing great gumbo. In addition to the wonderful collection of recipes, the book provides guidance in preparing all the characteristic elements that make up this unique Cajun dish. For instance, there are six recipes for preparing roux-the browning of flour, so important to the richness of ...
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Overview

Here are twenty-seven carefully created recipes plus explanations, definitions, and directions that will enable everyone to enjoy the special experience of gumbo. This dandy of a book is entirely dedicated to the process of preparing great gumbo. In addition to the wonderful collection of recipes, the book provides guidance in preparing all the characteristic elements that make up this unique Cajun dish. For instance, there are six recipes for preparing roux-the browning of flour, so important to the richness of gumbo. The book contains a step-by-step gumbo recipe which provides detailed instructions that will enable anyone to create a great pot of gumbo! There are also suggestions for how to prepare rice, and a special Cajun seasoning recipe for adding just the right Creole touch. The Little Gumbo Book utilizes convenient microwaves, time-freeing crock pots, and dependable iron pots for preparing such delectable recipes as "Catfish Gumbo," low-calorie "Lean and Mean Chicken Gumbo," as well as "Crowd Pleasing Gumbo" for impressing a party of fifty people! It's all here. The mystery of gumbo preparation is revealed and explained in this one little book. Voila!

Here are 27 carefully created recipes that will enable everyone to enjoy the special experience of gumbo. Recipes, roux, rice, stock, seasoning, it's all in this charming little book--with step-by-step directions. If you can read and stir, this warm, wonderful Cajun culinary experience is right at your fingertips!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780937552179
  • Publisher: Quail Ridge Press
  • Publication date: 6/28/1987
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 1,392,541
  • Product dimensions: 4.87 (w) x 8.10 (h) x 0.37 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface 7
All About Roux 11
Iron Skillet Roux 13
Baked Roux 13
Skillet Dry Roux 13
Microwave Roux (with Vegetables) 14
Oven-Baked Dry Roux 14
Creole Roux 15
A Word About Rice 17
K's Cajun Seasoning 19
Step-By-Step to Great Gumbo 21
Mamaw's Shrimp Gumbo 30
The Mariner's Gumbo 31
Catfish Gumbo 32
Snitcher's Seafood Gumbo 33
Aunt Tiel's Fresh Crab and Shrimp Gumbo 34
24-Karat Gumbo 36
Creole Roux Seafood Gumbo 37
Cup O' Crab Gumbo 38
Spicy Hot Crock Pot Gumbo 39
Hot Crawfish Gumbo 40
Seafood Oven Okra Gumbo 42
Turkey Oven Okra Gumbo 43
Chicken 'N' Sausage File Gumbo 44
Chicken Crock Pot Gumbo 45
Gombo File Aux Poulet 46
Henny-Penny File Gumbo 48
Lean and Mean Chicken Gumbo 49
Microwave Chicken 'N' Sausage Gumbo 50
The Tail of the Turkey Gumbo 51
Duck 'N' Andouille Gumbo 52
Burgundy Beef Gumbo 55
Pork Roast Gumbo 56
Moulin-Rouge Gumbo 57
Crowd Pleasing Gumbo 58
Okra and Tomato Gumbo 59
Z' Herbes Gumbo 60
About the Author 63
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