9 Awesome Okra Recipes to Enjoy All Summer

Okra is one of those vegetables you love or hate, and—we’d swear on a stack of our favorite cookbooks—any one of these okra recipes will put you squarely in the love camp. When properly prepared, okra...

How to stir fry okra / lady finger without parts being tough and fibrous?

by josemartinlopez 2 months ago

Apologies if this is in an old thread but the search function wasn't working. How do you to stir fry okra / lady finger without parts being tough and fibrous? Last couple of times I tried it, ev...

Sunday at Lena's Soul Food Cafe in East Oakland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

On a Sunday in July I headed to Lena's Soul Food Cafe to support a black-owned business. I had called first intending to place an order for pick-up. The friendly voice told me that Lena's is so bus...

Favorite Okra recipes?

by cresyd 8 years ago

Where I am, okra appears to just be in season. These are the tinier Middle Eastern okra - and while I have a classic slow cook with tomatoes recipe I really like - I'm looking for other dishes. ...

PorkChop & Bubba's BBQ | Bakersfield

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Two months ago I stopped for lunch in Bakersfield on my way to Palm Springs. I was interested in checking out PorkChop and Bubba's BBQ, as the owners are experienced competitors on the KCBS contest...

Slimy okra soup

by misstina89 3 years ago

I made some chicken soup and added okra not thinking about the slime it will cause. Is there any way for me to make my soup less slimy?

Buying okra in Oakland?

by filiplatinowicz 3 years ago

Hi- anybody know where I can buy fresh okra in Oakland CA this time of year? I don't have a car so am not eager to go trekking around too much. (Nearer Laurel would be better.) Thanks for any tips!

Looking for Frozen Cut Okra in LA/Long Beach/OC

by rjw_lgb_ca 4 years ago

Yes, I can usually find fresh okra at Sprouts, maybe Whole Foods, even Ralphs-- but sometimes it's just easier to pull out a frozen brick of the stuff to make a quick smothered okra for gumbo or a ...

Fresh okra?

by KitchenVoodoo 4 years ago

Apart from the Little India stretch on Gerrard East, where okra can be found, but usually not in great shape, where can I get fresh unblemished okra in Toronto, preferably not requiring a trip to t...

Okra Roux

by ReneeP77 7 years ago

How do you construct a roux made of okra?

Move Over Kale: The Next Super Food is Okra!!

by opinionatedchef 6 years ago

I grew up in the Post WWII 50's and 60's and dinner vegetables were 99% of the frozen persuasion. My mom was a really talented cook but , like many of her peers, her creativity focused on the dinne...

Okra minus the slime...does it exist??

by Piglet 19 years ago

Hey! Does anyone have suggestions or ideas to avoid the slime of okra??? I found what seemed like a great recipe with tomato, ginger, etc. using untrimmed okra, so as to not expose the 'slime' elem...

Okra - minimizing the slime

by sasha1 8 years ago

I prepared a dish tonight that I found on another okra recipe thread here. It was just a quick sear of okra in a hot pan, then corn kernels, mix together s&p. The recipe advertised the cooking met...

US Expat in Sydney; hard time finding US foods in markets!

by diaphainein 8 years ago

I'm originally from New Orleans, Louisiana via Dallas, Texas, and have found a hell of a time finding foods I am used to in markets around Sydney. Things like... Yellow Wisconsin-style cheddar (...

Best okra in DC?

by cresyd 6 years ago

I'm planning on making my favorite Middle Eastern okra dish this weekend, that I have never made before in the U.S. In the Middle East, the okra sold are often much smaller than those sold in the ...

Okra happiness

by kariin 6 years ago

Okra time!!! waiting all year, now it's here. Do you have a favorite? Do you love okra? I love fried okra - have it every week or more, but try to cut down on deep fried food, so i don't need any...

Roasting Okra - questions

by LulusMom 6 years ago

I roast tons of vegetables but have never roasted okra. Saw mention of doing it and thought it sounded great, so I picked some up to roast tonight. Any tips? Roast it whole? how long? Thanks!

I thought the garden folks would enjoy this okra tale

by tcamp 7 years ago

http://www.cnn.com/2014/10/07/us/georgia-okra-marijuana-raid/index.html?hpt=hp_t4 It caught my eye as I just pulled out my okra plants over the weekend. So, watch out in your garden plot!

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