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#2905982 - 08/13/12 06:56 PM BamaProuds Gumbo ain't none better.
BamaProud
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Seafood Gumbo
Step 1 boiling the goodies 3 lbs shrimp and 6 clusters of crab:
I used snow crab this time, just because I have always wanted too. Just as good Blue Crab IMO and easier to pick out/clean.


Saute the Trinity...a couple cups each onion bell pepper and 1/2 cup carrot.




Before roux:


Roux is the most important part.
Blond:


Brick...just right for me:


Roux done and tempered:


Good eats:
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#2906035 - 08/13/12 07:43 PM Re: BamaProuds Gumbo ain't none better. [Re: BamaProud]
BowGuy84
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that looks fine!

I agree the roux is the key!

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#2906333 - 08/13/12 11:25 PM Re: BamaProuds Gumbo ain't none better. [Re: BowGuy84]
TAFKAP
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Very nice. Do you use file powder?
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#2906435 - 08/14/12 06:00 AM Re: BamaProuds Gumbo ain't none better. [Re: TAFKAP]
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Looks great. All you need now is some good bread, wine, and a nimble handed lady to pick out those shrimps and crabs.
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#2906734 - 08/14/12 09:41 AM Re: BamaProuds Gumbo ain't none better. [Re: TAFKAP]
BamaProud
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 Originally Posted By: TAFKAP
Very nice. Do you use file powder?


Yes I have about 1/3 of a beer bottle bottle left of Filet my mother N law got fresh ground from a guy in New Orleans. I need to restock.
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#2907642 - 08/14/12 09:01 PM Re: BamaProuds Gumbo ain't none better. [Re: BamaProud]
TAFKAP
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 Originally Posted By: BamaProud
 Originally Posted By: TAFKAP
Very nice. Do you use file powder?


Yes I have about 1/3 of a beer bottle bottle left of Filet my mother N law got fresh ground from a guy in New Orleans. I need to restock.


Try Penzeys. You might be surprised!
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#2907703 - 08/14/12 09:44 PM Re: BamaProuds Gumbo ain't none better. [Re: BamaProud]
Rob R.
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I love seafood gumbo. Just wish I knew how to make it. Your Gumbo looks good BamaProud.
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#2908034 - 08/15/12 08:32 AM Re: BamaProuds Gumbo ain't none better. [Re: TAFKAP]
BamaProud
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 Originally Posted By: TAFKAP
 Originally Posted By: BamaProud
 Originally Posted By: TAFKAP
Very nice. Do you use file powder?


Yes I have about 1/3 of a beer bottle bottle left of Filet my mother N law got fresh ground from a guy in New Orleans. I need to restock.


Try Penzeys. You might be surprised!


Just ordered some, worth a try for 7.99.
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#2908217 - 08/15/12 11:00 AM Re: BamaProuds Gumbo ain't none better. [Re: BamaProud]
TAFKAP
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There is a store next door to Swanky's Taco Shop at Poplar and Kirby. You can go in and sniff/taste just about everything they have. They're extremely friendly and helpful.

Say what you want about Memphis vs. Nashville, but we gots a Penzey's \:D
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#2908262 - 08/15/12 11:35 AM Re: BamaProuds Gumbo ain't none better. [Re: TAFKAP]
BamaProud
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Never heard of it, I'll have to check it out. Have you been to the new Cordova International Farmers Market? ...its great, they have everything you can think of and lots that you probably never thought of.
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