Tag Archives: Paul Prudhomme

Hurricane Gumbo: Music, Poetry, Legend or Recipe?

  Why Margaret Mang named her gumbo “Hurricane Gumbo” I’ll never know for sure.  But I have a good guess. Her 1982 recipe appears in A Cookbook  from The Woman’s Club of Pensacola that I picked up at an estate … Continue reading

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Counting out the right color for roux

When I drive through Starbucks, I dig through the loose change in my car. Using the coins in the ashtray eases my conscience over the cost of coffee, and the baristas don’t mind the pennies. But when I count them … Continue reading

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Yard Sale Buy Inspires Gumbo Day Trip

My favorite gumbo at a recent cookoff was a variation of a Chef Paul Prudhumme recipe. Today I found hardback copy of Paul Prudhomme’s Louisiana Kitchen when shopping neighborhood garage sales. I offered a dollar, but the seller refused. She … Continue reading

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