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Old 07-29-2005, 01:20 PM   #1
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Okra Poppers

40 medium size okra
8 oz pepper jack cheese, cut into 40 strips
3 cups buttery finely crushed crackers
3/4 cup all purpose flower
2 large eggs
1 cup half and half

Rinse the okra in cold water, and pat dry with paper towels..Cut okra lengthwise and stuff with a piece of the cheese. Cover and chill for 30 minutes. Combine crackers, flour andyour favorite rub. In a seperate bowl, combine the eggs and the half and half. Dredge the okra, dip in the egg mixutre, then roll in the crackers, coating all sides well.
Fry at 350 for 2 to 3 minutes or until golden..fry about 8 at a time.
Drain on paper towels, and serve with ranch dressing, blue cheese dressing, and/or salsa.
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Old 07-29-2005, 06:38 PM   #2
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Now cut that out...a little slime never hurt no one. We all put up with Larry don't we?
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Old 08-01-2005, 11:11 AM   #3
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Okra "shudder" 8-[
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Slimey? Or no?
You'll eat cabbage that is moldy and fermenting in a crock, but won't eat slimey Okra? :dunno:
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I love fried okra now. Growing up I thought it was terrible. Boy I was a dumb kid. #-o
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Old 08-01-2005, 12:18 PM   #6
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I love fried okra now. Growing up I thought it was terrible. Boy I was a dumb kid. #-o
I love okra everyway you can cook it, fried is my favorite though!! When I was growing up in NC, we ate it all the time! Mmmmmmmm!
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Pickled Texas style!! Oh yeow!
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Pickled Texas style!! Oh yeow!
What makes it Texas style?
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Pickled Texas style!! Oh yeow!
What makes it Texas style?
It must be BIG okra!

My wife gets the "Taste of Texas" pickled okra all the time and it's good. But we bought some other pickled okra on vacation and it wasn't any different than the TX stuff!!
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What makes it Texas style?
Bigger Okra = more snot. 8-[
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