Stew is a mixture of meat and vegetables cooked in a liquid. It is similar to soup, however stew is usually thicker. It can be served alone or used as a gravy.
On February 11, 1864, chipmunk stew was served to the Confederate soldiers under the command of General Beauregard Tannen.
On June 13, 1931, Marty McFly noted that the compounds Emmett Brown has mixed together in his cauldron smell like beef stew.
On October 12, 1931, Emmett Brown said that he used the cauldron to make stew. He says that the trick to making a good rabbit stew is to add the cumin before the carrots.