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dan757 is asking: (1 answer)
I love to make gumbo, and appreciate the art that is the perfect roux. But when I make a big pot of gumbo, the next day when I remove it from the fridge, it seems that all or certainly most of the oil from the roux has separated and solidified at the top of the container - has it done it's job by then, and safe to separate off and toss, or should it stay? Any ideas or tips regarding this phenomenon would be super helpful!

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Last updated: Jan. 5, 2013 2:13 pm
Posted: Jan. 5, 2013 1:13 pm
Answered by: Lana Barker
Jan. 5, 2013 1:44 pm
For health reasons, you want to take it off. For flavor reasons heat it up with it in there! I don't have a problem removing it. Bon Appet'it!
Jan. 5, 2013 2:13 pm
if it is for health reasons -take it off- there should be plenty of flavor- maybe just reserve(in case)you may want to add a bit back in:-)
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