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Weather permitting, Old Farm Lane from north of Rocky Mount Road to south of State Route 14 will be closed for utility relocation Sunday, May 19 from 1-5 p.m., as part the Alabama Department of Transportation's ongoingMore >>
Weather permitting, Old Farm Lane from north of Rocky Mount Road to south of State Route 14 will be closed for utility relocation Sunday, May 19 from 1-5 p.m.More >>
French President Francois Hollande has signed a law authorizing gay marriage and adoption by same-sex couples, after months of nationwide protests and wrenching debate.More >>
France will see its first gay weddings within days, after French President Francois Hollande signed a law Saturday authorizing marriage and adoption by same-sex couples and ending months of nationwide protests and wrenching...More >>
South Korea says North Korea has fired three short-range guided missiles into its eastern waters. Pyongyang routinely test-launches such missiles.More >>
North Korea fired three short-range guided missiles into its eastern waters on Saturday, a South Korean official said. It routinely tests such missiles, but the latest launches came during a period of tentative diplomacy...More >>
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The inaugural River Bend Brewfest on May 18 at Riverfront Park will be a never-before experienced beer tasting event in Montgomery. The event will feature over 70 locally, regionally and nationally producedMore >>
The inaugural River Bend Brewfest on May 18 at Riverfront Park will be a never-before experienced beer tasting event in Montgomery. The event will feature over 70 locally, regionally and nationally produced craft, seasonal, specialty and microbrew beers for sampling.More >>
If your looking for some good gumbo check out these places.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church- Episcopal Church Women Ministries(ECW)
Contact: Tina Hinckle 251-342-5518
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
4051 Old Shell Rd.
Mobile, Alabama 36608
If you would like to take a class from Bettie Champion "The Gumbo Lady" you can contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org or 251-458-1570 or 251-438-4714. If you can't make the class then here's one of her recipes to try out.
Seafood Gumbo by Bettie Betancourt Champion
Makes 1 gallon
1 cup Crisco
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup chopped onions
1 cup chopped celery
1 cup chopped bell pepper
1 (16-ounce) package frozen okra or 2 cups fresh
2 (15-ounce) cans diced tomatoes or 1 quart of home-canned tomatoes
4 cups water, chicken broth or seafood stock
4 chicken bouillon cubes
1½ teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon pepper
½ teaspoon oregano
½ teaspoon thyme
1 teaspoon parsley
½ teaspoon turmeric
2-4 bay leaves
Dash of Worcestershire sauce
8-10 crab bodies, cleaned
1-2 cups crab meat
2-4 cups peeled shrimp
In a cast iron skillet, cook Crisco and flour over low heat, stirring constantly for about 20 minutes.
Add onions, celery and bell peppers to roux and cook until onions are transparent. Transfer mixture to a large pot.
Add okra, tomatoes, water, bouillon, salt, pepper, oregano, thyme, parsley, turmeric, bay leaves, Worcestershire sauce and crab bodies. Cook for about 1 hour.
After 1 hour add crab meat and shrimp. Cook for an additional 15 minutes and serve over steamed white rice.
If you don't feel like cooking and just want to order some great gumbo check out Olde South Gumbo Inc.