Gumbo Day - BBQ Central

Go Back   BBQ Central > Corporate Administration > General (Non-BBQ) Discussion
Click Here to Login
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 12-08-2007, 03:36 PM   #1
Official BBQ Central Mark
 
Bruce B's Avatar


 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Utica, MI
Posts: 6,758
Gumbo Day

It's 27º outside, got the whole house to myself, the beer's cold, so I figured I'd make some gumbo...from scratch (more or less).

Started out by making my own chicken stock, added a whole chicken along with 4 thighs to the pot with some onions, carrots, celery, Essence, thyme, oregano and basil and simmered it for 1 1/2 hours.


Then I removed the chicken from the pot and took the meat off the bones and returned the bones to the pot and simmered them for another 1 1/2 hours.


Then I browned off 1 lb of andouille sausage and 1 lb of polish kielbasa.


Then I started my roux, with 2 cups of oil and 2 cups of all purpose flour.


The following pictures are the roux at 15 minutes, 30, 45 and 1 hour.





At 1 hour I added the vegetables and stirred for about 5-10 minutes. It's a dark roux.


Then I added the stock and the seasonings.


And that's where I'm at right now, letting it simmer on the stove to thicken up a bit. More pics at dinner time.

Oops...Damn BOY...almost forgot to add the chicken back in there.


Last but not least.......dinner!
__________________

__________________
Bruce
Treasurer, Great Lakes BBQAssociation
www.glbbqa.com
Rubbed, Smoked, and Sauced Competition BBQ Team-
22 1/2" WSM, 2 18 1/2" WSM's, 22 1/2" Weber Kettle
Bruce B is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2007, 03:39 PM   #2
Moderator
 
Nick Prochilo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Long Island, N.Y.
Posts: 16,367
GREAT job Bruce! The pictures of the roux were excellent.
__________________

__________________
I hope this isn't negative!
Nick Prochilo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2007, 03:42 PM   #3
Wizard of Que
 
ronbeaux50's Avatar


 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Louisiana
Posts: 1,559
Nice start!! Roux looked great.
__________________
The fight ain't over until the winner says it is.

Backwoods Party, Bubba Keg, Primo XL Oval, Ole Grandad, Mini BGE, Bradly Original Smoker, and a Weber kettle.
ronbeaux50 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2007, 04:26 PM   #4
Official BBQ Central Mark
 
surfinsapo's Avatar


 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 5,044
Now that looks like some killer Gumbo Bruce... The roux is fantastic.. I bet your house smells good today!!! Great Job!!!
surfinsapo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2007, 05:50 PM   #5
Official BBQ Central Mark
 
bigwheel's Avatar


 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Foat Wuth
Posts: 9,951
Great job Bruce. I am sitting here waiting on my Sloppy Joe. You a real fortunant and industrious fella.

bigwheel
bigwheel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2007, 05:56 PM   #6
Official BBQ Central Mark
 
Larry Wolfe's Avatar


 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Bealeton, Virginia
Posts: 14,969
Bruce, my hats off to you!!! Super job, especially on the roux..............THAT is what makes a good gumbo!!!
__________________
Larry Wolfe
Visit the Wolfe Pit
Wolfe Rub Recipes
Larry Wolfe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2007, 06:05 PM   #7
Master of All
 
ScottyDaQ's Avatar


 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: In ur house, eatin ur foodz.
Posts: 7,490
oooohhhh yeah!
__________________
-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
Weber Smokey Mountain Cooker ?
Weber 22.5 One Touch Gold ?
Weber Smokey Joe Gold ?

Weber Grill Decency Agent # KTL9352
ScottyDaQ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2007, 06:26 PM   #8
Official BBQ Central Mark
 
Bruce B's Avatar


 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Utica, MI
Posts: 6,758
Quote:
Originally Posted by Larry Wolfe
Bruce, my hats off to you!!! Super job, especially on the roux..............THAT is what makes a good gumbo!!!
They sell hats that big? Thanks Larry!
__________________
Bruce
Treasurer, Great Lakes BBQAssociation
www.glbbqa.com
Rubbed, Smoked, and Sauced Competition BBQ Team-
22 1/2" WSM, 2 18 1/2" WSM's, 22 1/2" Weber Kettle
Bruce B is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2007, 06:56 AM   #9
Moderator
 
wittdog's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: West Seneca NY
Posts: 9,860
Nice job Bruce.
__________________
Save the gas for the criminals Q with wood...

I get more sauced then my Ribs

My Bark is as good as my Bite!

Swine so fine it's Criminal

Never trust a skinny cook!!!!!!!!
wittdog is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2007, 07:16 AM   #10
Official BBQ Central Mark
 
Pigs On The Wing BBQ's Avatar


 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Akron New York
Posts: 6,922
Exclent Bruce! Look's tasty indeed.
__________________

__________________
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that,
you've got it made. -Groucho Marx (1890-1977)
www.oinktoberfest.com
Team Gruber Mister BBQ
KCBS Citified Judge 8282
Tomorrow is just your future yesterday
Pigs On The Wing BBQ is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:54 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.