The Cartoon Kitchen: Prunes and Sausage

This week's Cartoon Kitchen features Serious Eats' cartoonist in residence Larry Gonick's spin on a sausage dish. —Ed Levine

The Cartoon Kitchen: Prunes and Sausage

About This Recipe


  • 1 pound prunes
  • 1 lemon slice
  • 1 pound Polish sausage, sliced
  • Sour cream


  1. 1

    Cook the prunes in water along with a slice of lemon. When tender, remove the pits.

  2. 2

    Cook off some of the fat on the Polish sausage, return prunes to pot along with the sausage, and simmer till done.

  3. 3

    Thicken sauce with 4 to 5 dollops of sour cream; cook a few more minutes.


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