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The fried okra lives up to its high praise with a crispy breading and no sliminess at all, a common fault.
Imagine buying summer corn and okra from Bruce Pearl.
Other brunch dishes include a brioche French toast or scrambled eggs with grits and pickled okra.
Chef Steven Satterfield divulges his grandmother's recipes for a family specialty, pickled okra.
Plenty of people told them to stay away from perishable produce in a country so obsessed with freshness that shoppers surreptitiously break okra tips and sink their fingernails into cucumbers.
In the village of Ijhala, an hour’s drive from Qayyarah’s center, farmers have struggled to grow their traditional crops of okra, tomatoes, cucumber and watermelon.
Now to the food or what was left of the food after Saveur had to toss raw beef, okra, turkey, legume, rice, turkey drumsticks and cooked beef that were kept at dangerously improper temperatures.
The potential for area gardeners is the introduction of unique, new germplasm for future amazing hybrids — with fire engine red flowers the size of dinner plates that smell like lilies, fry up the okra and walk the dog...
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Origin and Etymology of okra
First Known Use: 1679See Words from the same year
OKRA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of okra for English Language Learners
: a tall plant whose pods are eaten as a vegetable and are used in soups and stews; also : the pods of this plant
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