Here, it's not a side dish, it's the main course. Basic ingredients are ~1 chicken ~1 lb of well-seasoned sausage (brown sausage, drain, and set aside) Boil chicken with salt, celery and onion. Drain and reserve stock. Pick meat from boiled chicken and set aside. Taste stock for seasoning and adjust. Add to boiling stock: an onion (chopped) about half a bunch of celery (chopped) Garlic (to taste, we like lots of garlic) 2 28 oz cans of tomatoes (crushed, if they aren't already.) That is the base. To that add the veggies. 2 cups whole kernel corn(frozen) 2 cups garden peas(frozen) 2 cups diced carrots 2 cups diced potatoes(we like carrots more than potatoes, so I adjust. Then let all that simmer for as long as you can stand.