When we wanted to celebrate okra in our A-Z Guide to Southern Food, we knew just who to call, our friend Chef Virginia Willis, author of Okra: A Savor the South Cookbook.“Okra thrives in the scorching heat of humid summers, soaring skyward in its semitropical glory… Luckily for us, we have the inside secret when it comes to the delectable pods — no other people embrace okra as Southerners do.”
If you’re looking for ways to seize the summer, look no further than our gallery of our favorite okra recipes. And if you need some help getting over the slime factor, watch our best slime busting tips, and check out Test Kitchen TV for more tips and recipes.
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