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Okra

  • Okra Salad With Toasted Cumin

    Even avowed okra-phobes love this salad, which is seasoned with a warm and earthy Moroccan spice blend. The okra cooks for only 2 minutes in salted water, and the resulting flavor and texture are…

  • Okra and Potato Salad

    To make the salad, I steam the potatoes first and, as soon as they’re done, season them and toss them with a portion of the lemon juice and vinegar dressing. Then, I briefly steam…

  • Summer Vegetable Couscous With Spicy Pesto

    Hearty but not heavy, this stew uses lots of summer vegetables available from the farmers’ market. It’s a little complicated to put together, but both the vegetable stew and the couscous can be made…

  • Lobster Succotash

    If you take some liberties with traditional American succotash you can transform it from a side dish to a deluxe starter or even a main course. Fresh shelling beans, such as cannellini beans or…

  • Turkish Chicken and Okra Casserole

    In Turkey, okra is often stewed with lamb or chicken. I liked this dish so much that I made it twice in one week, the second time for a big dinner party. It’s adapted…

  • Mediterranean Okra and Tomato Stew

    Until lately, I hadn’t been a fan of okra. But then I learned how cooks in the eastern and southern Mediterranean treat this popular vegetable: they cook it whole, after tossing it with salt…

  • Martha Rose Shulman's Roasted Okra

    My friend Marian Schwartz gave me the idea to roast okra. It’s an ingenious strategy: No need to marinate the okra in salt and vinegar beforehand -- it develops a wonderful seared flavor in…