About gumbo - file powder?

Answer Go ahead without it, as with all of the other flavours it will still be robust.Dune

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What is gumbo file?

The Gulf Coast Choctaw Indians taught early Cajun settlers to use the powdered sassafras leaves known as file as a soup thickener and seasoning. This worked so well in gumbo stew that some now call... Read More »

What is the difference between File and Creole gumbo?

Shrimp creole is a tomato based sauce. Gumbo is made from a roux, which is basically flour and oil. In my opinion Shrimp Gumbo is better than shrimp creole, however, both are delicious.

What can I use as white powder besides foundation powder and baby powder?

The kitchen cabinet should provide some Corn Starch.

GUMBO help please.....?

This is by far the best Gumbo I have ever had or prepared. Using homemade chicken broth is best but you can use canned. I ve made this with smoked sausage when unable to get andouille, frozen shrim... Read More »