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Ever have okra fry bread?
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deadcarp    Posted 02-07-2005 at 13:47:59       [Reply]  [No Email]
saw this n tv ---cornbread with okra in it? guess i'm curius about okra but i gotta try this - sounds like something i could fix ------


1 cup cornmeal
1 cup self-rising flour
2 teaspoons salt
2 1/2 cups water
1 (16-ounce) bag whole okra, sliced into 1/2-inch rounds (sliced while frozen)
1/2 cup chopped Vidalia onions
1 tablespoon clarified butter, plus more as needed

In a large bowl, whisk together cornmeal, flour and salt. Whisk in water to make a thin batter. Stir in okra and onions.
Over medium heat, add clarified butter to a cast iron skillet. Use a small ladle to pour batter onto skillet. Pan should be hot enough to make batter sizzle. Cook until underside is browned, about 3 to 4 minutes, then flip and brown on the other side. Repeat with additional batter, adding more butter as necessary.


Alias    Posted 02-07-2005 at 15:51:45       [Reply]  [No Email]
DC, that sounds good and I do like fried okra. But, I had bad luck with my okra this past year. I don't know what I did wrong but the plants grew to a height of more than seven feet. They had blossoms but that was all. I only pulled one pod and it was tougher than three layers of cow hide leather. Anybody got any ideas about what I did wrong? I'd sure like to know cause I don't ever want to make that mistake again.........gfp


Farmall    Posted 02-07-2005 at 17:36:02       [Reply]  [Send Email]

Ya planted them in the wrong sign, sounds like.


bill b va    Posted 02-07-2005 at 14:06:27       [Reply]  [No Email]

corn pone with cracklings is good . very easy to make ....self rising white corn meal, cracklings and enough milk to make it so you can pour in a hot cast iron skillet and bake...... i like simple comfort food


SusanMo    Posted 02-07-2005 at 13:51:51       [Reply]  [No Email]
lol I think you and I watched the same tv show...Paulas Home Cookin? I saw it on that show havent tried it yet but im not much of a okra fan my mom is i can eat it if its deep fried gonna have to try this one tho.


deadcarp    Posted 02-07-2005 at 14:17:20       [Reply]  [No Email]
the show where she put the cheese gook on the fish? probly. :) i like her cooking.


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