Mom’s Chicken Gumbo

  Today is the first day of school for my kids!  It’s been a long fun summer but, even my 7-year old admitted he’s “ready for school to start.”   The night-before-the-first-day-of-school dinner is always important.  It’s become a tradition (started only last year) to reclaim the structure of mealtimes and scheduled days – both seemingly elusive during the fluid summer months. I wanted to make a hearty dish, one I knew would appeal to both my kid’s tastes and somehow calm their jitters. I uncovered Mom’s recipe for Chicken Gumbo … [Read more...]