Veggie Limpin’ Susan

A variation on a Carolina coastal favorite

Food & Drink

Out of the Box: How Chef Troy Guard Got Hooked on a Jarred Texas Delicacy 

The Hawaiian-born restaurateur discovered Talk O’ Texas hot okra pickles as an adult, and it was love at first bite

Food & Drink

I Miss You, Pickled Okra

A brief history of the Southern snack I can’t forget, even in Canada


Pan-Seared Local Fish with Corn Chowder and Fried Okra

Inspired by summer veggies at farmers’ markets, the executive chef at Charleston’s Prohibition shares his recipe for plating up the catch of the day

Food & Drink

Okra and Tomato Stir-Fry

Warm-weather produce and a soy-ginger sauce shine in this fresh summer side


Grilled Okra with Lemon and Heirloom Tomato Sauce

A South Florida chef finds inspiration at his own farm

Anatomy of a Classic

Fried Matchstick Okra

A cache of heirloom seeds inspires a Mississippi chef’s take on the classic

Food & Drink

Okra Pilau (AKA Limpin’ Susan)

In an excerpt from her new cookbook, Jubilee, Toni Tipton-Martin gives the classic combination of rice and okra a gentle lift

S is for Southern

Okra’s Deep Roots

More than just the South’s signature pod, okra carries thousands of years of history

The Manual of Southern Know-How

How to Fry Super Crispy Okra

A culinary feat every Southerner should master

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Okra Soup

Chef B.J. Dennis shares his recipe for gumbo’s Lowcountry cousin


Fried Okra, Fried Green Tomatoes, & Fried Pickle Chips

The best ways to fry up your favorite Southern vegetables

What's in Season

Red Burgundy Okra

Tender and sweet, this okra variety is a late-summer stunner

Food & Drink

Sautéed Shrimp and Okra

Chef BJ Dennis combines two staples of Gullah Geechee cuisine to create a classic Lowcountry dish

Food & Drink

Crispy Okra Fries

A Southern staple vegetable with an Indian twist

End of the Line

Mad About Okra

A few words in defense of a very Southern staple

What's in Season

Ode to Okra

The South’s signature vegetable is ready for harvest