Today's project. Make the gumbo for our Mardi Gras celebration on Sunday. At least half of the day needs to be set aside for gumbo cooking.
The ingredients: Celery, onions, peppers, Chicken, Andouille Sausage, Smokey Sausage, Creole Seasoning, cayenne pepper, bay leaves and chicken stock.
Start Time: 8:30 a.m.
Making the roux:
Until it's the color of peanut butter.
The finished product.
End Time: 12:45 p.m. As Retired Mountain Man says every morning...Ta Da!
I say......Whew! I did it. My roux didn't separate, it's thick enough, it's definitely spicy enough and I think there are at least 35 servings.