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In article >, Sylvia
> wrote:

> Count me in as another okra lover WHEN properly prepared. Great in
> soups like jambalaya or batter-fried. Horrible stewed with tomatoes --
> ruins two good vegetables.
>
> Since I'm the only okra lover in my family, I don't get to eat it very
> often.


Is jambalaya a soup? The recipes I have are not soupy at all. I think
of okra in gumbo, but not jambalaya. But then again, I'm a
Minnesotan--what do I know?
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> In article >, Sylvia
> > wrote:
>
> > Count me in as another okra lover WHEN properly prepared. Great in
> > soups like jambalaya or batter-fried. Horrible stewed with tomatoes --
> > ruins two good vegetables.
> >
> > Since I'm the only okra lover in my family, I don't get to eat it very
> > often.

>
> Is jambalaya a soup? The recipes I have are not soupy at all. I think
> of okra in gumbo, but not jambalaya. But then again, I'm a
> Minnesotan--what do I know?
> --



That'll teach ya to venture out beyond hot dish.

Jack MN


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On Mon, 29 Sep 2003 14:19:47 GMT, "Jack Schidt®"
> wrote:

>
>"Melba's Jammin'" > wrote in message
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>> In article >, Sylvia
>> > wrote:
>>
>> > Count me in as another okra lover WHEN properly prepared. Great in
>> > soups like jambalaya or batter-fried. Horrible stewed with tomatoes --
>> > ruins two good vegetables.
>> >
>> > Since I'm the only okra lover in my family, I don't get to eat it very
>> > often.

>>
>> Is jambalaya a soup? The recipes I have are not soupy at all. I think
>> of okra in gumbo, but not jambalaya. But then again, I'm a
>> Minnesotan--what do I know?
>> --

>
>
>That'll teach ya to venture out beyond hot dish.
>
>Jack MN
>


Actually, I was just thinking that jambalaya IS a kind of hot dish.


modom

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Melba's Jammin' wrote:

[snip]

> THANK YOU, Michael! Note to Jack MN: Pppfftthhhgggbbttt!


One of the things we love about you, Barb, is your facility with the English
tongue :-)

---jkb

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In article >, Jeff Bienstadt
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> Melba's Jammin' wrote:
>
> [snip]
>
> > THANK YOU, Michael! Note to Jack MN: Pppfftthhhgggbbttt!

>
> One of the things we love about you, Barb, is your facility with the
> English tongue :-)


> ---jkb


It's a gift. "-) (The spelling is the tricky part.)
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On Mon, 29 Sep 2003 17:55:45 -0500, Melba's Jammin'
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>In article >,
wrote:
>
>> On Mon, 29 Sep 2003 14:19:47 GMT, "Jack Schidt®"
>> > wrote:

>
>> >"Melba's Jammin'" > wrote in message
>> ...

>
>> >> Is jambalaya a soup? The recipes I have are not soupy at all. I
>> >> think of okra in gumbo, but not jambalaya. But then again, I'm a
>> >> Minnesotan--what do I know? --

>
>> >That'll teach ya to venture out beyond hot dish.
>> >
>> >Jack MN

>
>>
>> Actually, I was just thinking that jambalaya IS a kind of hot dish.
>> modom

>
>THANK YOU, Michael! Note to Jack MN: Pppfftthhhgggbbttt!


You back on the Elbonian again, Barb? ;0)

Harry
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On Mon, 29 Sep 2003 17:55:45 -0500, Melba's Jammin'
> wrote:

>In article >,
wrote:
>
>> On Mon, 29 Sep 2003 14:19:47 GMT, "Jack Schidt®"
>> > wrote:

>
>> >"Melba's Jammin'" > wrote in message
>> ...

>
>> >> Is jambalaya a soup? The recipes I have are not soupy at all. I
>> >> think of okra in gumbo, but not jambalaya. But then again, I'm a
>> >> Minnesotan--what do I know? --

>
>> >That'll teach ya to venture out beyond hot dish.
>> >
>> >Jack MN

>
>>
>> Actually, I was just thinking that jambalaya IS a kind of hot dish.
>> modom

>
>THANK YOU, Michael! Note to Jack MN: Pppfftthhhgggbbttt!


That's like saying chili is a kind of soup.

True. Sort of. In a technical sense. I suppose. Kinda...

......Alan.


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> If you haven't tried pickled okra yet, give it a try.

I'm not a big pickling fan, period. A jar of regular pickles in this
house can last for years.

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> I think of okra in gumbo, but not jambalaya.

Hey, I don't need any help to look stupid -- I manage fine all by
myself. <g> I mistyped, I meant gumbo. I guess you could call
jambalaya a stew rather than a soup, the ones I've had have been kind of
borderline -- a thick soup or a thin stew, take your pick.

--
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http://www.SteigerFamily.com
Cheyenne WY, USDA zone 5a, Sunset zone 1a
Home of the Wyoming Wind Festival, January 1-December 31
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