Market Watch: Okra

Okra has been at the Farmer’s Market for a few weeks now, but never has it been piled so high and been so vibrant green. Okra’s dagger-like appearance is in complete opposition to its soft, sometimes slimy interior. Often people don’t like okra because of that sliminess, but when used correctly I love it.

Here’s a vegetarian gumbo recipe from a couple of years ago.