Spotlight on: Okra

Spotlight on: Okra

I spoke a lot about okra last weekend at my cooking demonstrations at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, where I highlighted a dish called, "Smoky Okra with Rustic Tomato Coulis". Okra is a fascinating vegetable. I’m most fascinated by its absolutely stunning flower, super slimy interior and the idea that some people dry extra-large pods and transform them into Christmas ornaments painted like Santa.

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