Okra and tomatoes are a centuries-old pairing. It’s a remarkable union of late-summer flavors that comes from using peak-season produce – tiny fresh-picked okra and plump ripe tomatoes still firm enough to hold their shape when simmered.
Slowly softening the onion and garlic is key to a silky, creamy blended sauce. If you have Madras curry powder, use it for slightly more heat and richer flavor; standard curry powder will also be great.
This classic should be in every Southern woman's repertoire. A moist, delicious Chocolate-Mayonnaise Cake pleases crowds of all ages, and is the perfect dessert to bring to a neighbor, to a potluck, or to a summer party.