Dinner Debate. Carrot Ranch Prompt for 4/3/21

March 4, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that includes sweet potatoes. It can be part of a recipe, meal, or used as a nickname. Where do sweet potatoes take you? The grocery store? The garden? Mars? Go where the prompt leads!

The Carrot Ranch.

Dinner Debate

Are there sweet potatoes in this stew?

Yes I put two large ones in.

Well where are they?

They must of boiled away to mush, because you can see the colour and feel their texture.

But I like to see them physically cut them and chew them.

Okay I can fix that I can cook a couple more and pop them in before I dish up. Anything else need adding.

No there’s plenty of spuds, parsnips, swede, leeks and carrots.

How was dinner?.

There was a lot of sweet potato in it.

What? really! You’ve got to be joking! 

15 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. lssattitudeofgratitude
    Mar 08, 2021 @ 10:36:38

    I can see this happening at my table. LOL

    Reply

  2. Sadje
    Mar 08, 2021 @ 11:39:23

    You can’t please some people! πŸ˜…πŸ˜‚

    Reply

  3. Ritu
    Mar 08, 2021 @ 14:29:54

    Great job!

    Reply

  4. D. Avery @shiftnshake
    Mar 09, 2021 @ 21:22:46

    You’re supposed to compliment the chef, not question the preparation. Funny stuff.

    Reply

  5. Charli Mills
    Mar 11, 2021 @ 01:45:45

    Ha, ha! That’s a sweet stew of veg! And a fun story!

    Reply

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