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Steamboats, Facts & Fiction

The Lalaurie Story as told in a 

1947 Newspaper Article

Meet LIZETTE, THE GUMBO LADY In 1881 a newspaper reporter writing under the name Fabiola wrote her Afro-Creole cook's exact method for making gumbo. Chatty, folksy and very easy to understand, Lizette tells us step-by-step how to make three authentic 19th Century

Creole Gumbos.



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