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Old 12-11-2011, 03:02 PM   #11
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Just so you all know, it's OK to cook okra without bread crumbs and other ways besides frying.

I make a dish with lamb cubes, tomato, onion, garlic and okra as a stew and it's delicious.
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Old 12-11-2011, 03:16 PM   #12
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Just so you all know, it's OK to cook okra without bread crumbs and other ways besides frying.

I make a dish with lamb cubes, tomato, onion, garlic and okra as a stew and it's delicious.
Yer kidding me? If you don't bread and deep fry how do you draw the toxins out of it?

Kathleen made this Indian dish one time with okra, peanuts, tomatoes and crazy spice. It was so good, but you needed to ambush it when you ate it or you might get kicked in the mouth by it.

We do like okra around here.. unfortunately there isn't much to do with 1 or two okra at a time.
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Old 12-11-2011, 03:23 PM   #13
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Yer kidding me? If you don't bread and deep fry how do you draw the toxins out of it?

Kathleen made this Indian dish one time with okra, peanuts, tomatoes and crazy spice. It was so good, but you needed to ambush it when you ate it or you might get kicked in the mouth by it.

We do like okra around here.. unfortunately there isn't much to do with 1 or two okra at a time.

Ear plugs?
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Old 12-11-2011, 03:27 PM   #14
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But you need to bread and deep fry them first. They fit better.
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Old 02-28-2012, 12:34 PM   #15
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Pardon me while I dust this thread off.....

I have grown many things in my garden but Okra has not been one of them......may try it someday.

This thread reminded me of a dish I concocted a few years ago.....'Deer POOP' soup.... It was an ad-lib kinda venture that turned out pretty well.....just add ingredients as you see fit and season to taste.

Deer (venison) and Pork coarsly ground via the KitchenAid......got the Deer part and the first P. In order to complete the rest of 'poop' I had to come up with the other ingredients......Okra was one of the choices. I cheated and bought a bag of frozen sliced Okra...

Final list of ingredients:

Deer....Pork, Okra, Onion, Potato.
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Pardon me while I dust this thread off.....

I have grown many things in my garden but Okra has not been one of them......may try it someday.

This thread reminded me of a dish I concocted a few years ago.....'Deer POOP' soup.... It was an ad-lib kinda venture that turned out pretty well.....just add ingredients as you see fit and season to taste.

Deer (venison) and Pork coarsly ground via the KitchenAid......got the Deer part and the first P. In order to complete the rest of 'poop' I had to come up with the other ingredients......Okra was one of the choices. I cheated and bought a bag of frozen sliced Okra...

Final list of ingredients:

Deer....Pork, Okra, Onion, Potato.
Might want to add some round black beans to make it look authentic.
Perhaps you could also ad-lib a raccoon scat soup?
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Old 02-28-2012, 05:26 PM   #17
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Seeing this post reminded me of the first time I tried to cook okra. I'm from Ohio, we don't have okra there. We moved to SC and that was the first time I'd seen or heard of okra. A customer at the answering service I was working for brought a huge bushel basket of it for all of us to take some. Since my kids had eaten fried okra in school and liked it, I took some home to cook for them. Well, first I tried to peel it because it was "hairy" - of course it disintegrated in my hands. Then I just sliced it, but it had seeds, so I tried to "de-seed" it. Finding that a monumental task I called one of the ladies I worked with at the answering service and asked her how to cook it. I spent 5 minutes on hold, while she laughed herself silly over what I had done. She told me to slice it, bread it and fry it. Turned out pretty good that way, and was very easy to make. Live and learn I always say. ;)
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Seeing this post reminded me of the first time I tried to cook okra. I'm from Ohio, we don't have okra there. We moved to SC and that was the first time I'd seen or heard of okra. A customer at the answering service I was working for brought a huge bushel basket of it for all of us to take some. Since my kids had eaten fried okra in school and liked it, I took some home to cook for them. Well, first I tried to peel it because it was "hairy" - of course it disintegrated in my hands. Then I just sliced it, but it had seeds, so I tried to "de-seed" it. Finding that a monumental task I called one of the ladies I worked with at the answering service and asked her how to cook it. I spent 5 minutes on hold, while she laughed herself silly over what I had done. She told me to slice it, bread it and fry it. Turned out pretty good that way, and was very easy to make. Live and learn I always say. ;)
I enjoyed your story :)
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Pardon me while I dust this thread off.....

I have grown many things in my garden but Okra has not been one of them......may try it someday.

This thread reminded me of a dish I concocted a few years ago.....'Deer POOP' soup.... It was an ad-lib kinda venture that turned out pretty well.....just add ingredients as you see fit and season to taste.

Deer (venison) and Pork coarsly ground via the KitchenAid......got the Deer part and the first P. In order to complete the rest of 'poop' I had to come up with the other ingredients......Okra was one of the choices. I cheated and bought a bag of frozen sliced Okra...

Final list of ingredients:

Deer....Pork, Okra, Onion, Potato.
I could be mistaken but I think someone posted on FB yesterday about a segment they saw on tv and WV/ travel with this dish. I have lived in WV all my life and have never heard of it. Your list of ingredients sound pretty good.
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Might want to add some round black beans to make it look authentic.
Perhaps you could also ad-lib a raccoon scat soup?
Good point!! Black beans are a favorite......all my chili is black bean. I had to stick with the name of the dish and B was not there....drat!!

I may be able to do the scat but raccoon has never been on the menu, even though it is an option for some folks. I'm not seeing that many raccoons nowadays.....at least while they are alive.
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