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by 700 · January 06, 2013 at 06:25 PM

Since I discovered by accident that finely chopped cauliflower in stew is like rice in gumbo, I want to try to make gumbo! I'm not worried about thickening the gumbo since okra, file powder (ground sassafras leaves), and super bony broth will make... (more)

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Ryan_36 0 · January 06, 2013 at 03:42 PM

I've done it with rice flour and butter. Not strictly paleo, but gluten free at least. It seemed to work pretty well but possibly didn't have the thickening properties of wheat flour.

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by 94 · July 23, 2013 at 07:36 AM

My daughter wants some of my Alfredo Sauce tonight which typically starts with making a roux from melting a bunch of butter and adding flour. What can I use instead of flour? I plan to put the sauce on some steamed cauliflower for myself. Thanks. (more)

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Jack_Kronk 0 · February 16, 2011 at 03:24 PM

arrowroot starch (flour). it's not a grain. i use it as a thickener for sauces, soups and several other recipes.