Grabbing the Gusto

Deirdre Reid – Freelance Writer & Home Cook

A satisfying gumbo for chilly nights, just the recipe to celebrate Mardi Gras, with chicken thighs, sausage (chicken or turkey sausage is what I use), shrimp and veggies. ~~~ With a bag full of okra in my refrigerator, it was time to make gumbo. I’ve never cooked with okra. I don’t think I’ve ever eaten much …

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Better and healthier than Chinese take-out shrimp, this recipe for shrimp with a spicy orange sauce will have you tossing out the delivery menus. ~~~ Finally, a new recipe, and it’s a good one. Lately when I’ve had dinner duty I’ve been making a lot of old reliables – chicken parmigiana, Chilean chicken and quick …

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