GUMBO help please.....?

Answer 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 »

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How to Season Gumbo?

When it comes to cooking gumbo, pretty much anything goes. You can include everything from chicken and pork to seafood in your dish. You can use okra, tomatoes, corn and other vegetables to create ... Read More »

Who invented gumbo?

Though it is not known exactly who invented gumbo, the earliest consumption of it dates back to 1803 on the Acadian Coast. However, other records show that it was also being prepared and consumed i... Read More »

Where did gumbo originate?

The term "gumbo," a thick stew popular in Cajun and Creole cuisine, was taken from the African Bantu dialect. The dish originated in Southern and Central Africa and is a derivative of one of many B... Read More »

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 »