Saturday, April 4, 2009

Featuring sweetcrabhoney18

This is the first time my blog host a giveaway for another seller, and obviously I'm really excited about it!!

Chimica, sweetcrabhoney18's owner, sweetly decide to share with me and my readers one of the recipes included in the "Tiny Dipples" cookbook that it the prize of her giveaway.

Here it goes:

-Oh my goodness Gumbo-

2lbs cooked medium to large shrimp 2 to 4lbs uncooked chicken boneless skinless 2 to 4lbs cooked Italian sausage 2 Tbsp minced garlic 3Tbsp salt 2Tbsp black pepper 1 chopped onion 1 12oz can of diced carrots ¼ cup chopped celery 1 can tomato puree 2 cans diced or stewed tomatoes 1/3 cup hot sauce( Mexican hot sauce is best) 1Tbsp cayenne 1 Tbsp red pepper flakes water 1 cup chicken broth

In large soup pan place water and broth. Heat over medium high heat. Cut chicken and sausage into bite size pieces. Set aside. Add veggies to pan and allow to cook for 7 minutes. Add chicken and sausage. Stir to combine. Add rest of items except shrimp lower heat to medium low after gumbo comes to a slow boil. Stir gumbo often. After gumbo has cooked for 1 hour add shrimp and cook for up to 1 hour more. Serve warm over rice. For a hotter gumbo add more hot sauce. 1 small can of jalapeƱos can be used in place of hot sauce.

Sound yummy, doesn't it? So, don't wait any further and go enter this sweet giveaway!!

Now I leave you with more info about this amazing woman:

My name is Chimica. I'm a new mom and a long term writer. I love cooking. I decide late in 2008 while I was still pregnant that I really should write down my most loved recipes. My main thought was that I didn't want to forget those great tasting meals when I get older. Soon I'll be releasing a poetry book and a fantasy and I'm even considering writing an actual romance novel. I'm also a crafter with an on line store.
I work very hard with everything I do; from being a mother to being a business owner to being a writer. And what makes me work so much harder and makes people understand me even more is that I'm a 20 years old proud African American woman.


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