A thick chicken
and beef stew
, shredded cabbage
, and seasoning. It originates in northeast Wisconsin
, and is typically cooked in massive proportions in a cleaned-out oil drum, or very large kettle
In the Green Bay area, no outdoor social event, including village festivals, birthday/confirmation/graduation parties, or wedding receptions, is complete without an enormous barrel of booyah, with a stack of paper bowls and plastic untensils. Usually enough to feed 500 people.
Word origin: Possibly from the French bouillir, "to boil." (Green Bay Press-Gazette)