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(A Southern Traditional
7 large onions,
3 bell peppers, chopped
1 1/2 cups oil
5 large crabs, cleaned
9 pounds frozen cut okra
1 10-ounce can tomato sauce
3 ozs. garlic powder
Tabasco, about six good dashes
Salt to taste, about a cooking spoonful
5 pounds small shrimp, peeled and cleaned*
Fry onions and peppers until soft in oil. Add
crabs and fry for about 15 minutes on medium
heat. Add okra and fry for 20 minutes or more,
until the slime disappears. Add tomato sauce.
Add about one gallon or more of water. (Use
seafood stock if available.) Add salt, Tabasco,
pepper and garlic powder and simmer, covered,
on low heat for about 1 1/2 hours. Add raw shrimp
and bring to a boil; turn off heat and cover.
Makes about 3 1/2 to four gallons. Serve over
* Five pounds is the weight after peeling. Reduce
ingredients for lesser amounts.
2 cups powdered
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 cup maple syrup
2 cups pecans
Cook sugar, syrup and cream together until it
forms a soft ball when dipped in cold water.
Remove from heat and beat until creamy. Add
nuts and drop by large spoons full on waxed
2 cups brown
1 cup granulated sugar
3 cups shelled pecans
1 cup water
1 cup heavy cream
Combine sugar, cream and water in pan and cook
to soft ball stage. Remove from heat and beat
until creamy. Add nuts and drop by spoonfuls
on wax paper. Let cool.
1/4 cup butter
3/4 cup brown sugar
1 cup corn syrup
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 teaspoon vinegar
1 cup chopped pecans
9-inch pie shell
Cream butter and brown sugar. Mix well. Add
eggs, corn syrup, salt, vanilla and cornstarch
(which has been mixed with vinegar). Beat thoroughly
to insure perfect blending. Add pecans and pour
into pie shell that has been baked for 15 minutes
at 400 degrees. Bake pie at 350 degrees for
about 45 minutes or until knife comes out clean.
1 cup sugar
4 cups milk
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
1 cup raisins or dates (optional)
Beat sugar and eggs until creamy; add milk,
rum, and butter. Mix well. Pour into pyrex dish
with bread. Add raisins or dates, it desired.
Set pyrex dish in pan of water; bake at 350
degrees for 45 minutes to 1 hour, until set.
Serve with below:
1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup water
Cook sugar, butter, and water till dissolved.
Add rum to taste. Serve hot over warm bread
pudding. Whiskey or brandy may be used instead
of rum, if desired.