While looking around at different ways of cooking nopales and okra that dealt with the mucilage, I found a few references to cooking nopales with a copper coin. Some people seem uncertain whether it's ...
I accidentally let some of my okra grow much too large. It's about six inches long, and I've heard that it's inedible at this size--per this video it should be 2 1/2" to 3". Is there any way to ...
I don't particularly mind the slime in okra, but my wife hates it. Is there a proven technique for reducing the sliminess? I do wish to make an Indian simmered curry (Bhindi) with it, so frying is ...
When cooking okra in a bit of water, the water becomes gooey. What does the okra release that makes the water slimy? Would the goo have other culinary uses (as an additive to thicken sauces or ...
How can I adjust my recipe for étouffée to prevent the addition of okra to it from making the dish too gummy?
This is my recipe for étouffée: 4 Tbsp butter 4 Tbsp flour 1/2 cup chopped celery 1/2 cup minced bell pepper 2 toes minced garlic 1/2 cup chopped green onion 3 Tbsp chopped parsley 1/2 ...
I had a few handfuls of fresh Okra delivered with the last CSA delivery. I'm looking for an interesting way to cook a dish featuring it. I also have: One eggplant Some pumpkin One leek Lots of ...