In a medium saucepan, heat the bacon grease and butter over medium heat. Add the potatoes and cook for 2 minutes. Add all remaining vegetables, then cook for an additional 3 minutes. Add the seasonings and flour. Cook for 3 additional minutes. Do not brown ¿ leave blond. Add the port wine, water, and seafood base. Cook until the mixture thickens. Add the tomato sauce, and cook for 3 more minutes. Add the alligator meat. Cook for 5 more minutes ¿ do not overcook the gator. Adjust seasoning, to taste. Serve in large soup bowls.
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Recipe courtesy of Ivey House Restaurant