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Great Gumbos For Mardi Gras Fun And Games

galat_gumbo.jpgby Steven Doyle

Gumbo is that delicious pot of stew that starts off with a roux, that chocolate brown thickener that gives gumbo its distinctive hue and rich flavor. In New Orleans a meat-based gumbo may consist of chicken, turtle, duck, squirrel, rabbit or alligator. Seafood-based gumbo generally has shrimp, crab, and sometimes oysters. Most varieties of gumbo are seasoned with a special mirepoix consisting of onions, bell pepper, and celery, or what they call the Holy Trinity. Today, most people are familiar with seafood gumbo and chicken and sausage gumbo.  

Let’s check in to some of our favorite places in Dallas that make a mean bowl of gumbo just in time for Fat Tuesday dining. Continue reading

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Ragin’ Crab For All Your Mudbuggery (And Crab)

o (3)by Steven Doyle

It is mudbug season again and we will be working on the best hotspots for our 2018 scouting report for the best places to enjoy crawfish for the next few weeks. The bugs are still a bit small because of the colder weather, but look for that to change in the coming weeks.

We checked out the Ragin’ Crab recently and thought the crawfish were smaller than we usually enjoy, they were of eating size and cooked seriously well. This means they were not mushy or overcooked, had a tender bite with extreme sauce flavors. These people have their cooking methods down, and the sauce with a kicking spice for any level you prefer (or none).  Continue reading

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