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Re: Okra
« Reply #20 on: August 06, 2018, 01:23:26 PM »
   This just proves once again Southerners will inherit the earth because we are more flexible. Yes we eat okra, ham and grits and boiled peanuts, catfish, etc but guess what? We like taters and beef and maple syrup too. 

   Actually to be more specific, Cajuns will probably be the last group on Earth because the will eat garfish, turtle, nutria rats, armadillo, and just about any reasonably fresh road kill. :D
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Re: Okra
« Reply #21 on: August 06, 2018, 03:55:20 PM »
Stewed okra, tomato and onion, um, um, um
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Re: Okra
« Reply #22 on: August 06, 2018, 06:13:16 PM »
Okra?
Ugh.
The only thing I like slime in is my ATV tires
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Re: Okra
« Reply #23 on: August 06, 2018, 08:40:24 PM »
I guess Glaciation takes a toll on the senses :D
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Re: Okra
« Reply #24 on: August 06, 2018, 09:22:48 PM »
I grew up eating green stuff,did not like it than,don't like it now.
Nothing a matter with garfish, turtle, nutria rats, armadillo, and just about any reasonably fresh road kill. It's meat. ;D   At least it's not green.
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Re: Okra
« Reply #25 on: August 07, 2018, 08:08:19 AM »
My mother would boil anything that was green.Swiss chard,beet tops,mustard greens,poke,spinach .Dad would raid the yard in early spring like he was Eulle Gibbons for dandelion greens .I hated all of it .
Lettuce belongs in salad which is part of a meal not the whole meal .Never on a cheese burger ,yuck .

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« Reply #26 on: August 07, 2018, 09:04:07 AM »
Boiled. :o  Slime. I did not have to eat that stuff.  I guess that is why I am so fussy about peppers,yes,I will eat the green ones, ;D and onions. I do not like them cooked. I want them things to crunch when I eat them.
But when in the mood,I like tomatoes and even lettuce on a burger. I will even eat a salad,once in awhile. But better have lots of cheese handy and I like thousand Island on it. Eggs will help it all go down too,can't forget the bread that is stale on it too. Bacon too. There,bread,meat and cheese. ;D I have even put spinach on a salad,but cook it,and I won't touch it.
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Re: Okra
« Reply #27 on: August 11, 2018, 06:30:55 AM »
I'm a transplanted Yankee, but I love okra. Our favorite is cooked with Rotel (canned tomatoes with diced chilis for a little heat). The secret is the tomatoes- for some reason, they dissipate the slime. We've also been grilling okra whole, and they're very good, too. We're growing 'Jing Orange' okra, which are deep red, not orange. Very prolific; one of the few things that seem to like lousy soil and hot weather. A SC farmer's dream come true!
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Re: Okra
« Reply #28 on: August 11, 2018, 11:01:32 AM »
Margaret Holmes canned okra/tomatoes(also available with added corn) is really good. My daughter loves it. Dump it in a bowl, and nuke for a couple minutes. Couldn't be easier.

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Re: Okra
« Reply #29 on: September 09, 2018, 08:32:41 PM »
Okra about anyway it's fixed is a staple in our house.  My 25 yo daughter was eating tiny ones right out of the garden yesterday.  Grilled, stewed, stuffed, pickled and especially fried in a cast iron frying pan.  My wife has canned and frozen several batches with the latest this very afternoon.  She adds a clove or two of garlic and a chilli pepper.  It is best after being canned a few weeks or more.



 
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Re: Okra
« Reply #30 on: September 14, 2018, 10:13:46 AM »
Hey MM. We do ours fried. We call it Redneck popcorn.
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Re: Okra
« Reply #31 on: September 14, 2018, 01:35:26 PM »
Never heard it referenced that way but it makes perfect sense.  thumbs-up
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« Reply #32 on: September 21, 2018, 12:16:14 PM »
I had okra last night for dinner. Diced up several peppers, both sweet and hot, red onion, garlic, ripe tomatoes, celery, and okra. Sauteed the aromatics, then added the tomatoes, okra and a little water. Seasoned with this and that and a cube of beef bullion. Added crab meat and crawfish tails. I must have liked it. I ate 4 bowls.
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Re: Okra
« Reply #33 on: September 21, 2018, 08:22:18 PM »
That sounds delicious, Sir. 
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Re: Okra
« Reply #34 on: September 21, 2018, 09:04:09 PM »
@xlogger 
How do you cut the Okra, or do you, to grill and eat like potato chips?

I enjoy fried Okra, I dont recall having it pickled.  Yep good in soup and with tomatoes!

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Re: Okra
« Reply #35 on: September 24, 2018, 06:30:23 AM »
mostly grill it on grill. we had so much this year I finally got tired of it and quit cutting it. same thing with asparagus earlier in the season. 
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