Ok, eating it is one thing, but making it is another. Even if I did want to make some, I had no clue how. So my wonderful sister-in-law took pictures for me yesterday when she made fried okra for her family and sent me the info on how to make it. Being her kind self, she gave me permission to pass it along to you as well.
So what is Okra? Okra is a flowering plant in the mallow family. It is valued for its edible green seed pods... according to Wikipedia. All I know is it is green, for sale at the farmers market, edible, and pretty tasty too.
Here is what it looks like: