Brunswick stew


Bruns·​wick stew ˈbrənz-(ˌ)wik- How to pronounce Brunswick stew (audio)
: a stew made of vegetables and usually two meats (such as chicken and squirrel)

Examples of Brunswick stew in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Months later, Knight invited Smith back to the restaurant, insisting Holy Hog’s brisket, ribs, Brunswick stew and mac and cheese had improved since the initial visit. Phillip Valys, Sun Sentinel, 3 Apr. 2023 Doi graciously accepted their thanks, then, with an appetite unusual for a man of 97, returned to his ribs and Brunswick stew. Bo Emerson, ajc, 1 Aug. 2022 Known for her buttermilk biscuits made with lard, and Brunswick stew simmered with rabbit or squirrel, Edna Lewis cooked at Café Nicholson in New York’s East Side for famous Southerners such as Tennessee Williams and William Faulkner. Sheryl Julian,, 16 Mar. 2021 The company boasted a rotating selection of small batch artisan soups such as shrimp, crab & andouille gumbo, Brunswick stew and lemon chicken & orzo. al, 22 Feb. 2021 Above them were processing timetables for peaches, cherries, tomato juice, squash, Brunswick stew, and headcheese. Shane Mitchell, Saveur, 21 Feb. 2018

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Word History


Brunswick county, Virginia

First Known Use

1846, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Brunswick stew was in 1846

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“Brunswick stew.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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