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Y to Z, Ya Ya to Z’Herbes, Gumbo, of course

Colorful words like roux, boudin, filé, cuchon, ya ya and z’herbes add intrigue and  flavor to gumbo. But usually Gumbo Ya Ya doesn’t apply to a recipe for gumbo. In New Orleans culture, it means everyone talks at the same … Continue reading

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Gumbo ya ya: a groovy word

If you’ve ever been to a family dinner at my house during the holidays, you know that you practically have to take a number to speak. It’s hard to get a word in sideways. Everyone has something to say and … Continue reading

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