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guhm boh

  • n  any of various fine-grained silty soils that become waxy and very sticky mud when saturated with water
  • n  tall coarse annual of Old World tropics widely cultivated in southern United States and West Indies for its long mucilaginous green pods used as basis for soups and stews; sometimes placed in genus Hibiscus
  • n  long mucilaginous green pods; may be simmered or sauteed but used especially in soups and stews
  • n  a soup or stew thickened with okra pods

  • All the tangible memorabilia that represented our family's history perished in the flood, including my mother's beloved big gumbo pot.
  • Like jambalaya, gumbo and etouffee 13.
  • They described rooftop rescues, 80% of New Orleans underwater and "toxic gumbo" purling through the streets.
News & Articles

  • Heart of Louisiana: Lasyone's meat pies
    In New Orleans, we're famous for our Creole cooking and beignets. In Cajun country, it's gumbo and boudin. But what about Louisiana's oldest city, Natchitoches? It's famous around the country for its meat pies. FOX 8's Dave McNamara takes us to the kitchen where they've been frying meat pies for nearly half a century in this edition of Heart of Louisiana.
    June 12, 2013 - FOX 8 New Orleans
  • Day Two of Gumbo YA YA
    It's day two, of Gumbo Ya Ya weekend, and the party just won't quit.
    June 9, 2013 - CBS4 Quad Cities
  • 21st Annual Gumbo Ya-Ya In Rock Island
    Also this weekend, the 21st annual Gumbo Ya-Ya in Rock Island.        The festival started earlier today with zydeco, blues, jazz and funk music accompany cajun style food, street performers, and vendors.
    June 7, 2013 - KWQC-TV 6 Davenport

  • Afroman in FOXNews
    I was just telling a story ...... kind of like a slap your knee around the campfire having a good time,said Afroman, 32, whose real name is Joseph Foreman. "I was just having fun. It is a stew. It's like a gumbo."
  • Ray Nagin in FOXNews
    I know New Orleaneans. Once the beignets start cooking up again and the gumbo is in the pots and red beans and rice are served on Monday - in New Orleans, and not where they are - they're going to be back,Nagin said.
  • Tom Feeney in Kansas City Star
    What he said was currently the law does not prohibit FEMA from subsidizing gumbo cook-offs, gardening workshops and bingo games, and that may be true,Feeney said. "What our bill would do is specifically say it is illegal."

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