Still staying true to an Atkins Induction diet, also not far off the mark of a strictly Keto diet, my Number One Fan misses Southern cuisine like fried catfish and hushpuppies, not to mention mashed potatoes, grits, and pasta. But the former last night underwent a Keto/low carb makeover that actually came out pretty good.
Okra is decidedly a very weird vegetable. It is actually an edible seed pod that has mucilaginous qualities, which is why some people dislike it. However, it is that slimy substance and viscous quality that gives Cajun Gumbo it’s texture and flavor. In fact, in various sub-Saharan African languages, the vegetable is called gombo and
I’ve been on a quest to find the best substitute for Southern-style fried chicken, the kind that has been dredged in milk and eggs and seasoned flour, and fried crispy golden brown in a cast iron skillet with vegetable oil, like my dad used to make when I was a kid. But I wanted something