Spicy Pickled Okra

3 pounds okra, whole 6 hot red peppers; spiciness of your choice 6 garlic cloves 1 quart vinegar, 5% acidity 1 1/3 cups water ½ cup kosher salt 1 tablespoon mustard seed Wash okra. Trim stems; do not cut into pods. Pack okra into clean, sterilized, hot pint jars; add hot pepper, garlic cloves. Bring […]

BBQ Okra

1 pound okra 2 tablespoons melted butter or olive oil Cajun seasoning Wash okra and rinse, leave whole lightly coat with melted butter or oil. Place okra directly on the grill and sprinkle okra with Cajun seasoning. Turn okra frequently, until lightly brown on all sides Serve hot

Okra and Potatoes

1 pound okra 1 large onion 2 medium potatoes 4 tablespoons olive oil or butter 1 hot green or red pepper finely chopped; spiciness of your choice ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon curry powder Wash okra and cut crosswise into roughly 3/8 inch pieces. Thinly slice onion into long pieces. Cut potatoes into approximately ½ […]

Okra and Tomatoes

1 pound okra 2 medium onions roughly chopped 3 medium tomatoes 2 celery stalks 1 hot pepper (optional) Salt and pepper to taste Wash okra, remove stems and cut into ¼ inch pieces. Heat butter on medium heat, add onions, celery, and okra until onions are soft (about 5 minutes.) Add chopped tomatoes and hot […]

Fried Green Tomatoes or Okra

1 cup cornmeal 1 teaspoon salt 4 tablespoons bacon grease 4 medium green tomatoes Wash and slice tomatoes about ¼ inch thick, mix cornmeal salt and pepper in a medium size bowl. Heat grease over medium heat. Dredge tomatoes in cornmeal mixture and place in grease until light brown and cook other side. Okra is […]