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Last night when I got home from my town job I made a typical Southern Meal, pan fried ham steak with a Crown Royal Maple Whiskey drizzle (ok so the Crown Royal may not be so typical Southern but it … Continue reading

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Grilled Okra

During my quest for the Holy Grail this summer, well okay, it was really okra. But it felt like the neverending quest. Good okra is scarce this year due to cooler temps in Oklahoma. I did find pods that were … Continue reading

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Summer Harvest Soup

I don’t know about you but I love soup anytime of the year. My mom cooked excellent soups and I hope that I come close to her expertise. This soup can contain almost anything you harvest from your summer garden … Continue reading

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Okra and Shrimp Gumbo

With the cold weather coming…. Coming? Heck, it’s here! My friends in the Northeast are covered up in wet snow. I’ve heard of a White Christmas, but a White Halloween? Anyway, this is a hearty gumbo for a chilly day. … Continue reading

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Cajun Okra

This dish is a twist on regular old okra. In a normal growing year I would have pounds and pounds of those pods sitting in my fridge, this year not so much. I have said several times that if we had … Continue reading

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Okra Chowder

Although the most well known chowders have seafood in them, there are wonderful vegetable chowders that are so filling. Now, take okra. Some people love it nad some people hate it. We really love okra in all of its forms. This soup doesn’t … Continue reading

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Okra Fritters

Fritters are definitely comfort food and this dish is Texas and Oklahoma comfort food at it’s best. 6 ozs fresh Okra, thin sliced 1/2 cup Sweet onion, minced 1/2 cup Orange Bell Pepper, fine diced  1/2 cup Tomato, minced and drained … Continue reading

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Okra Soup #1

Why, yes, I do have several versions of okra soup. All my versions freeze really well. Even though I grew up in the Northeast, I ate okra because my mom loved it. This recipe is a mild vegetarian version. Try to … Continue reading

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Pickled Okra

Last year I had a bumper crop of okra. It is a plant that loves the heat but also likes a good supply of water. This year because of the extreme heat and drought even the okra didn’t want to … Continue reading

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Bacon Okra

I think that bacon makes anything taste better. This recipe works best with young tender pods 1 inch to 1 1/2 inch of okra. For this dish, I don’t slice the pods. I just trim the long stem from the … Continue reading

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