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Sample recipes from Savannah Seasons: Food and Stories from Elizabeth on 37th

Hearty Okra Gumbo with Chicken and Shrimp

When you think of make-ahead recipes, a tray of frozen lasagna or a pot of chicken soup probably springs to mind. If you want to have a hearty and full meal ready to eat, then this recipe for Hearty Okra Gumbo with Chicken and Shrimp is for you. This chicken and shrimp gumbo will be a filling addition to your weekly meal planning, and is easy to make, too. You'll lvoe the use herbs, spices, and textures in this easy Southern recipe.

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Southern Creamed Rice

Enjoy an old-fashioned side dish with this recipe for Southern Creamed Rice. This rice side dish recipe features fresh, savory flavors thanks to a combination of mushrooms, zucchini, carrots, and Parmesan cheese. Heavy cream and homemade chicken broth combine with the Parmesan cheese to make a creamy, flavorful sauce for the rice. You can make this easy recipe with freshly made rice, but it is also a great recipe to use up leftover white rice. For additional flavor and texture, you can top the creamy rice with crispy bacon.

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Basic White Rice

This recipe yields 2½ cups cooked rice.

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Country Ham and Potato Sauté

These country-style vegetables are the perfect addition to any Southern meal. This Country Ham and Potato Saute features a hearty mixture of carrots and potatoes that has been cooked until tender. Cooked ham is sauteed until golden brown before being combined with a creamy sauce made from a combination of the vegetables' cooking liquid, butter, and cornstarch. The cornstarch helps thicken the sauce to a silky texture that coats the vegetables and ham. Garlic, thyme, and chili sauce give the sauce additional flavor. This potato side dish recipe is perfect for weeknight and holiday meals alike.

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Shrimp Belvedere

As a family, we were going off for an overnight on Belvedere Island. Michael chilled a bottle of champagne and I brought along the ingre...

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Crab Cakes

Sweet blue crab is the preferred seafood of many coastal children. Celeste, as a child, always loved fresh crab dipped in melted butter ...

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Chicken Breasts with Leeks and Exotic Mushrooms

In James Baldwin novels, the action often takes place on the rooftops of New York City. In smaller Savannah, we too have a flat rooftop w...

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Grilled Sirloin with Fresh Black-eyed Pea Chili

The curry powder and the chili powder combine to give the steaks quite a zip and a true back-yard flavor, even when the steaks are broil...

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Light Lemon Parsley-Dill Marinade

This is the simplest and most delicate of marinades, equally nice for chicken or fish fillets and just one step above salt and pepper in...

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Chocolate Pecan Cookies

The cookies will rise but still be soft in the center. When removed from the oven, they fall, crack, and remain chewy. Do not bake longe...

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Tangelo-Tangerine Pudding

This electric orange pudding is great for someone who’s longing for dessert but trying to say no. Tangelos are big and juicy with a decid...

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