What-ya-call-it Stew:

5 slices bacon
2 cloves garlic minced
1/2 lbs sweet Italian venison sausage (or ground beef will do)
1 medium onion chopped
1 bunch celery sliced
3 carrots sliced
2 California green peppers mild-hot quartered
1 cup chicken stock
1/2 tsp dried basil
1/2 tsp oregano
1/2 cup spaghetti sauce
1/4 cup heavy cream

Brown bacon in large pot. Add garlic and cook slightly. Add onions and cook to slightly clear. Add in sausage or ground meat. Cook til meat is brown. Add vegetables and cook for 3-5 minutes to slightly tenderize/breakdown vegetables. Add chicken stock and bring to boil. Add basil and oregano. Add spaghetti sauce. stir in and then add cream. Bring to medium heat and then simmer for 20-30 minutes to allow flavors to meld.

Great served plain or over rice.