Use heavy casserole or Dutch oven. To meat, add vegetables; potatoes, carrots, onions, celery, turnip, green pepper, etc., in big chunks. Add tapioca, sugar, spices to juice and pour over all.
Cover with tight lid; see that no steam escapes. (Cover lid and casserole with foil to keep steam in.)
Cook in oven for 3 hours at 325-F.
Do not lift lid.
Do not peek.