wash thoroughly and slice fresh okra (can use frozen okra, which is already sliced). Add 2 Tbsps. bacon grease to large skillet, add onions, then okra and water, season to taste. Cover & cook on medium to low heat for about 10 minutes. then stir
You should stir every few minutes to keep from sticking to bottom of skillet. You may need to add small amount of water, each time you check cooking.
Okra will be cooked when it is smothered down to about 1/2 the size it was before cooking. I taste it when I feel it is done. This is not an exact cooking time, but needs to be carefully monitored. It is delicious when served with fried chicken, potato salad, speckled butter beans, sliced fresh tomatoes and cornbread. Meal fit for a King.