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What do i serve with Gumbo?

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Q Jul 31, 2002 10:14 PM

What the heck do you serve with gumbo?

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    john s Jul 31, 2002 10:36 PM

    rice

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      Plano Rose Aug 1, 2002 07:59 AM

      Plus lots of good crusty french bread. Yum.

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        Greg Spence Aug 1, 2002 10:17 AM

        I also like an aragula or watercress salad with a basalmic vinegarette. Most importantly, there has to be lots of cold beer.

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          TommyBB Oct 28, 2002 10:20 PM

          Plano Rose had a good idea. Rice is almost an ingredient, so to say you serve gumbo with rice is almost like asking what do you serve with a burger and getting an answer:bun.

          My apologies if that came across as rude, I am sorry, especially being a newbie here, and rare LA visitor. Most folks I know serve their gumbo, or buy it take out with potato salad. I don't particularly care for potato salad, so I have a second bowl of gumbo, instead. [;)]

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      rlbtzero Aug 13, 2002 05:15 PM

      We just had this discussion on the New Orleans Chowhound board. Of course, rice is most common. However, in southwest Louisiana, non-French eaters of gumbo sometimes serve it with/over cornbread. Old timers often serve it with a boiled egg, and then there's some folks who say potato salad.

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