17 Veal Gumbo

In two tablespoonfuls of hot fat brown one chopped onion and quarter of

a pound of fat ham cut into dice. Add 1 qt. of boiling water, 1/2 a can

of tomatoes, 3 lbs. of veal cut in pieces, and half a teaspoonful of

salt. Stew for 2 hours; add 1 qt. can of okra and cook for an hour and a

half longer, adding seasoning as necessary 1/2 an hour before it is

done. Serve with a separate dish of boiled rice From "Table Talk,"