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JAMBALAYA

Electric Rice Cooker Method: Brown your protein in a skillet. Put the broth and jambalaya mix in the cooker and stir. Add the browned protein. For a little wetter jambalaya, add an additional 1/4 cup water. Set cooker for "White Rice" and turn it on.

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WHITE GRAVY

When making sausage gravy for breakfast, to keep the grease down, brown your sausage and drain on a paper towel-lined plate. Make the gravy per the instructions and after you've whisked the slurry into the boiling water add the sausage.

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GUMBO

If you like okra in your gumbo, make sure you keep extra broth or water handy to thin the gumbo down. Okra is a natural thickener. Use about 1/4 cup at a time until you get the consistency you want.

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ETOUFFEE

Etouffee is traditionally a milder dish and thicker than gumbo. Keep a bottle of WG Seasoning handy in case you want to add extra spice in the end.

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BROWN GRAVY

Using very hot water to whisk the gravy before adding it to the boiling water will make a difference in the appearance in the end. If you vigorously whisk the gravy in the end you will see a glossy, beautiful result.

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GUMBO

Keep extra broth or water handy and once the gumbo has finished its 30 minute simmer, check the consistency. If you prefer a thinner gumbo, add 1/2 cup broth/water at a time until it reaches the consistency you want. After each 1/2 cup addition, bring it back to the boil before adding more.

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GUMBO

If you like okra in your gumbo, make sure you keep extra broth or water handy to thin the gumbo down. Okra is a natural thickener. Use about 1/4 cup at a time until you get the consistency you want.

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JAMBALAYA

When deciding how low to set your stove for the cook time, there needs to be a few bubbles to generate steam to cook the rice properly. It is better to have it too low than too high and if there is still liquid at the end of the cook time keep the lid on and continue to cook 5 minutes at a time until most of the liquid is absorbed.

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ETOUFFEE

Make it a creole dish by adding tomatoes. But keep in mind the end result will be more liquidy because of the moisture the tomatoes will release while cooking. If using canned tomatoes, drain the liquid prior to adding. If using fresh tomatoes, remove all seeds.

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WHITE GRAVY

Try using broth instead of water for a richer gravy. Even a beef broth will make the gravy good, but might change the color a bit.

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BROWN GRAVY

Try adding 1/2 package, or the entire package, into your chili for a deeper, beefier chili.

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