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Chicken and Sausage Gumbo
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  1. Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat, add in the flour and whisk constantly until the mixture is smooth and brown. This forms the Roux. The roux will burn very easy if it’s not moving.
  2. Once roux is brown add onions, and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the bell peppers and celery, and cook for 5 more minutes.
  4. Stir in the Kitchen Bouquet, garlic, sausage and Cajun seasoning and cook another 5 minutes.
  5. Add the chicken broth and bay leaves to the pot and bring it to a boil. Let the gumbo simmer for one hour.
  6. After an hour add parsley and cooked chicken to the gumbo and simmer 1 more hour
  7. Remove excess oil from the top of gumbo.
  8. Serve hot over white rice. People often add Filé, hot sauce, and salt and pepper to their individual bowls.
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Grillades
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  1. In a medium size bowl combine a half a cup of flour and creole seasoning.
  2. Coat each piece of meat evenly with the flour and set aside.
  3. Heat oil in a skillet. Place the meat in the pan and let each side cook until the meat is browned on the outside. Remove the meat from the pan.
  4. While the pan is still hot sauté the onions, bell pepper, and celery until they are tender and the onions are browned.
  5. Add the garlic and tomatoes and sauté for 5 minutes.
  6. In a pot create a roux by melting the butter and adding the flour. Stir the mixture continuously until the roux turns the color of peanut butter.
  7. Add the broth and whisk on medium heat until the liquid is thickened.
  8. Add the meat and vegetables to the pot and season with salt and pepper.
  9. Let the food come to a boil and then reduce the heat to low. Let the meat simmer for 1-2 hours.
  10. Add parsley for the last 10 minute of cooking.
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