from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A pot used for making stew, usually large and heavy
- n. A jumble, especially one that lacks intellectual coherence
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A pot used for stewing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A pot with a cover for making stews, soups, etc.
- n. A covered pan used for heating rooms with charcoal.
The cruciferous veggies usually found in the stewpot are a concentrated source of good health as well.
That's the kind of stuff that comforts us when we read it, that keeps the patina of civilization over the roiling stewpot of daily business.
(On a previous trip to Guangzhou, I ran into housewives plowing through cages of puppies and kittens to pick a particularly tasty-looking one for the stewpot.)
On a previous visit, I ran into housewives plowing through cages of puppies and kittens to pick a particularly tasty-looking one for the stewpot.
The answer, according to emerging clues and security analysts, is that North Waziristan, once a hub of Taliban fighters with links to Pakistan's military, has evolved into a stewpot of militant groups, each with different loyalties.
Mutations are usually negligible changes that get tossed into the stewpot of the gene pool, where they simmer mostly unnoticed and invisible to selection.
Why this is so is such a stewpot of factors I don't even want to try to get into it before my second cup of coffee.
It started with the need, last night after choir, to move the roasted bones into the big stewpot, chop up all the ingredients for stock, and start the stock--getting it up to a boil and then stable at the right level of simmer for over night meant getting to bed one-ish.
As for the ‘around the stewpot’ scenes, it may take some time to fix that problem.
I went in and found that the stewpot, far from being full of cold stew, was actually dusty from nonuse.