Oliver! Stew

Wouldn’t our worries be

nearly nil

if we broke into rhyming song

When’ere we pleased?


The next best thing, of course?

Putting a dinner on the table

that’s been

Inspired by a musical

then watch and slurp.

That’s what we do with
Oliver! Stew
Even your picky veggie eaters will get a kick out of this meal. It’s quick, simple and (very) versatile comfort fare. Extra fun if served out of pie tins with big, wooden spoons while watching scenes from Oliver.

1 c. onion, diced
1/2 c. butter
1/2 head cabbage
2 c. diced potatoes
2 c. ground italian sausage, cooked
OR diced turkey or chicken, cooked
1 c. celery (optional)
2 c. carrots (optional)
2 t. whole peppercorn

In a large pot, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook until onion softened. Add cabbage and cook just until wilted. Add potatoes, cooked meat, carrots & peppercorns. Fill pot with just enough water to cover the ingredients in the pot. simmer for 20 minutes, or until potatoes, celery & carrots are softened. Salt broth as preferred. Serve with big, torn pieces of crusty french bread.

Why is it

that all the best

children’s stories begin with

an orphan?


Who’s your favorite literary orphan?

{Mine is Anne of Green Gables.
I’m a hopeless addict.}