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Dick Picton's Gumbo

Serves 10 

1 lb. sliced bacon 
1 lb. large onions, sliced 
1 clove garlic, minced 
1/2 c. flour 
1 small rib celery, sliced 
1/2 c. minced parsley 
1/2 lb. okra, sliced 
1 (28-oz) can tomatoes 
1 (10-oz) can Ro-Tel brand tomatoes and green chilies 
3 T. Worcestershire sauce 
1 T. salt 
1 T. Tabasco pepper sauce pepper to taste water, 1 to 2 cups 
3 lbs. shrimp, peeled and deveined 
2 lbs. crab, including claws 
Fry bacon, onions, and garlic in large skillet. Remove pieces of bacon an onion and discard all but about 1 1/2 c. drippings. Add flour and slowly brown until dark. Add other ingredients except seafood, browned bacon, and onion. Simmer at least one hour. Add water if needed. Add seafood, bacon, and onion, and simmer 30 to 40 minutes longer. 
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