Shrimp and Crab Gumbo

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Appears in
Bill Neal's Southern Cooking

By Bill Neal

Published 1985

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Gumbo means seafood to most people, but in Mississippi, Alabama, and Louisiana as many gumbos bubble away as there are pots. Chicken, turkey, duck, ham, sausage, and even venison end up in the soup with the holy trinity of Cajun cooking: onions, peppers, and celery. There is also a little-known specialty made of leafy green vegetables—gumbo aux herbes. The mystery of a great gumbo is contained in