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Bubble 'n Squeak

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Bubble 'n Squeak



Is there anything finer than mashed potatoes Mixed with cabbage, a mountain of joy Scrumptious with globs of bad-for-you butter And sprinkled with parsley, oh boy! Constantly dream bout this scrumptious delight Sure sends me to the moon with glee Don't need no ham or carrot and pea medley Just blobs of butter if you please Don't want none of that Beef Wellington stuff That fine old English tradition With boiled potatoes oh how uninspiring Gonna pass it with your permission Good old “bubble 'n squeak” is what they call it Can't think of another dish finer Just a simple old guy with a simple old taste A down to earth kind of a diner So serving me that stuff for brekkie, or din-din Guaranties my friendship for life With enormous globs of bad-for-you butter Just a fork, no need for a knife! © Jack Ellison 2013

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  1. Date: 3/31/2013 8:11:00 PM

    Hey Jack, i just had this tonight , one of my favs as well, withs gobs of butter of course, and doused with pepper, yum, now i gotta have seconds, thanks Jack, blessings, Carl

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison Date: 4/1/2013 6:04:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Coincidence??? yikes that's downright spooky! LOL Love that bad-for-you stuff... Jack
  1. Date: 3/31/2013 12:17:00 PM

    Jack I'm starving. Where's those taters? Thanks for making me drool. Rick

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison Date: 3/31/2013 1:38:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Lost 50 pound since last June... must stay away from that bubble 'n squeak stuff! But it's oh so good! Jack
  1. Date: 3/31/2013 9:43:00 AM

    We've been eating at home for sooo long... I want TACO BELL! Drool... Yum... I like those taco supremes... My dragon likes the workers... Guess we won't be going for a while... Dumb Dragon!... At least he's good at waiting in line to get his order...LOL... I try to get in line in front of him... or I may not get any thing... Bumb Dragon... For Easter he's been eating all our bunnies... Says he's looking for a chocolate filled one.

    Eastman Avatar Carol Eastman Date: 3/31/2013 1:09:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Shucks... with such compliments... Cathie and you are after my own little heart... PS. Last one to Taco Bell will have to push in line... in front of the dragon... LOL
    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison Date: 3/31/2013 12:11:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Now you is talkin'... TACO BELL!!! Yummy yum yum... tacos supreme... I'm drooling all over my keyboard! Now look what you've done... hope you're happy! LOL We is a couple of loonies methinks! Love you my dear looney, hugs xox
  1. Date: 3/31/2013 7:30:00 AM

    I've never had mashed potatoes with cabbage before, but I sure have had it with mounds of butter...that makes the mashed potatoes very awesome! My family is a mashed potato family, we all love them, just like you do! We have another similarity now with this love of mashed potatoes my friend! I loved this incredible poem that you have written here this morning! What a masterpiece, quite the wonderful write my happy friend, very delightful (both the poem and the mashed potatoes), Great Work!!

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison Date: 3/31/2013 7:38:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Ya gotta try it! Don't forget to add some onions... let me know what you think! It's an old British dish... have a yummy day!