My latest post at Bourbon and Boots is all about gumbo. I share a reflection on this favorite food and then my recipe for Chicken and Sausage Gumbo.
...The roux is earthy--in color, scent and taste--and so it offers the perfect culinary representation of south Louisiana. Quotes from southern authors fill my head, along with visions of Spanish moss draped over limbs of live oaks, with all these roux-induced hallucinations helped on by the musical accompaniment of lively or mournful Cajun music as I stir...
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