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Why does the roux separate from my gumbo?

I love gumbo, and make it about once or twice a month. However, I've noticed that my roux will occasionally separate from my stew and float up to the surface. I've sampled it, just to see if it had ...
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What is the difference between Cajun and Creole cuisine?

What is the difference between Cajun and Creole cuisine?
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Frozen veggies meets gumbo = flavorless. How to add flavor?

So, last time I made gumbo, I got the veggies chopped (onion, celery, green pepper, and garlic) and then realized I had prepped twice as much as I needed. I froze the extra ingredients, labeled for ...
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What is tasso made from and how is it made?

What is tasso made from and how is it made?
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What is boudin made from, and how is it made?

What is boudin made from, and how is it made?
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Replacement for file powder

File powder isn't sold locally. I know it is made from Sassafras leaves, but I don't recall ever seeing those locally either. What are my options for a something that is more common that I might use ...
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Fresh or smoked sausage in Jambalaya?

Jambalaya calls for either Andouille or Chorizo sausage. Is this sausage meant to be fresh or smoked?