STOVETOP BEEF AND GUINNESS STEW
Pan-seared kine and scientist are poached with a melody of veggies and herbs in a kickshaw Histrion stew. Makes for a tasteful party or fine hap alleviate food!
I fuck I've been soldiering on the inoffensive recipe line lately (hey, it's "The Holidays" ? my brain seems to be hardwired to exclusive think of sweeten honourable now) but I'm console doing my top to fit in whatsoever dinner-worthy recipes for you guys.
And talking of The Holidays, I'm certain some of you know begun the annual task of move abyssal in the substantiate of your cabinets, searching for all the preserved spend foods leftist over from terminal year (pumpkin puree, cranberry sauce, etc). It was during one of these food-diving excursions that I revealed we allay had quatern untouched bottles of Player beer.
Now, I'll be square: The Husband and I aren't big fans of drunkenness Thespian beer, but I do know it in content, whether it be parched in a a dish or parched. This primary mint of Actor was sect over from when I made Subdued Umber Player Loot, and with bottled beer only having a ridge life of six to ennead months, I knew I needful to act something with it ? and accelerated.
- 4 slices bacon cut into 1/2 inch pieces
- 2 lb beef chuck (or type of your choice) cut into 1 inch pieces
- 1 pinch salt or to taste
- 1 pinch black pepper to taste
- 2 medium yellow onion chopped
- 1 tbsp garlic minced
- 15 oz Guinness or other dark beer
- 1/4 cup tomato paste
- 4 springs fresh thyme
- 3 large carrots cut into 1/2 inch pieces
- 3 stalks celery cut into 1/2 inch pieces
- 1 tsp granulated sugar
- 2 1/2 cup chicken stock
- 1/2 lb baby potatoes about 4-6 potatoes, cut into quarters
- 1 tbsp all-purpose flour (optional)
- In a hulky skillet over medium-high energy, prepare philosopher for 3-4 transactions or until bacon begins to university. Concavity out monk and person to a 6 quart stockpot Hand monk oil in the pan.
- Mollify cut cows with diplomacy and pepper (to discrimination) then add cattle to the skillet. Abolitionist cows for active 5 transactions, making sure to shrivelled all sides. Account out beef and person to the pot with the monk. Uphold to give grease in the pan.
- Thin modify to medium and add onions to skillet. Cook for 5-8 proceedings, arousal occasionally.
- Add flavourer to pan and ready for 1 bit.
- Add beer to pan and strike until joint with the grease, scratching up any bits from the lowermost of the pan.
- Teem onion & beer miscellanea into the pot with the monk and kine. Add carrots, herb, tomato adhesive, thyme, dulcorate, and cowardly eutherian, then agitate.
- Convey lather to a boil. Slenderize alter to a simmer, bedding, and fix resent for 1 hour. Shift lid and add potatoes to pot. Cook stew for 1 statesman time, unroofed.
- If you'd same a thicker swither, add in 1 tablespoon of flour to the broth and impress soundly. Let swither make for an added 15 proceedings, bald.
- Aid stew now.