What’s this? Another New Orleans recipe in one week? This one comes in the form of a Daring Cooks’ Challenge!
Our May hostess, Denise, of There’s a Newf in My Soup!, challenged The Daring Cooks to make Gumbo! She provided us with all the recipes we’d need, from creole spices, homemade stock, and Louisiana white rice, to Drew’s Chicken & Smoked Sausage Gumbo and Seafood Gumbo from My New Orleans: The Cookbook, by John Besh.
Gumbo! Growing up in Texas, I think it’s hard not to try gumbo at some point, but maybe that’s more the case if your dad is a gumbo fanatic. I always thought it was pretty good, but had never mustered up enough ambition to make it. But then in true Daring Kitchen form, a recipe just like gumbo (ambitious?) is perfect for a challenge! Continue reading