Gumbo File

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  1. noway

    noway

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    Where do you get yours at? I'm makin a chicken gumbo next weekend and I'm missing some and need to get a order in quick. If I knew how to make it, I would tray to make a batch up via scratch.
     
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    hispeedlodrag needs vacation

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    I usually use Spice Hunter or Zatarains which is available at the local supermarket. It is made from the ground dried leaves of the sassafrass tree or sassafras albidum -- the roots and bark of which are known carcinogens.
     

  3. blake711

    blake711 Pro-Fesh-U-Nawl

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    I have gotten it at local grocery stores or at superwalmarts..

    p.s. don't foget that sausage.. The chicken will be all lonley without it :)
     
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    That's where I got mine at before. BUT all of the my local walmarts don't have at.

    NOT sure, but it was zatarains ( i think ).
     
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    I'm in file' land, so no problem finding it here. You might try a Super Target that has groceries. They tend to stock a lot of ethnic foods.

    Or buy it online at Zatarain's at this site for $1.80.
     
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    thaclient aequitas

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    Good luck, my friend! On my last (and first) time making gumbo I searched all over this damn city and couldn't find it. Tried all the biggies Winn Dixie, Publix, and even places like Milam's etc. Never found it so I had to do without. If you do locate some let me know where so I can try doing some gumbo again!

    ;c
     
  7. noway

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    thanks for the encouragement, but we did change plans that let me off the hook, for cooking up chicken gumbo.

    Took a trip out to Alligator Alley ( the bar and not the road ) in Oakland Park. They make some of the best gumbo that you can get and New Times have rated then number for bar foods.

    trust me when I saytheir food is outstanding.
     
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    You got off easy ;f! Thanks for the suggestion, I'm gonna have to check it out. I am always in the mood for some good gumbo.