Turkey bone gumbo helps writer Sara Roahen in times of crisis

Turkey bone gumbo is ideal for Thanksgiving leftovers, or for the feast itself
Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • November 19, 2020
“Turkey bone gumbo is not a specialty of Louisiana as much as it is a given there,” Sara Roahen wrote in “Gumbo Tales: Finding My Place at the New Orleans Table.” Her book, published in 2008, is a masterful hybrid of genres: a case study of...
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