So people stayed home and cooked big pots of red beans and gumbo.
Jambalaya can have sausage, chicken, shrimp, or duck, tomatoes or no tomatoes; gumbo can be thick or thin or dark or light.
Spoon the rice into the center of the gumbo, and sprinkle each serving with green onions and parsley.
The cafeteria style stop is basically a comfort food joint—think baby back ribs, shrimp and grits, and gumbo—done well.
On the menu: New Orleans classics, including crawfish, shrimp, and gumbo.
I hear rumors of gumbo for dinner, too, an' I sho' is glad I done turned from grace.
When cattle get into gumbo, the farmers send for the stump-dynamite and try blasting.
In his ordinary temper the most humane of men, he simply raged at gumbo.
And Thackeray's picture of gumbo carrying in the soup tureen!
In a state of almost starvation they hold their gumbo balls twice a week.
1805, from Louisiana French, probably ultimately from Central Bantu dialect (cf. Mbundu ngombo "okra").