stew

Beef and Potato Stew with Olives and Stewed Tomatoes

Ingredients: 2 lbs russet potatoes, cut into bite-sized pieces 1 1/2 lb cubed sirloin or stew beef  (can brown if desired, I didn’t bother) 1 stalk celery, sliced 1 onion, cut into quarter moon slices 1/3 cup chopped green olives with pimentos 15 oz canned stewed tomatoes (with juice!) 3 […]

Brunswick Stew (in the slow cooker)

Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups leftover pulled pork 2 cups cubed, cooked chicken 2 1/2 cups chicken stock 1/2 cup diced country ham 2 cups frozen (or fresh) lima beans 11 oz canned (drained) or frozen corn 28 oz canned fire-roasted tomatoes 2 stalks celery, diced 1 onion, diced 4 cloves […]

Fennel, Mushroom, Olive and Beef Ragout over Polenta

Ingredients: for the ragout: 1 1/2 lb crimini mushrooms, sliced 2 bulbs fennel, sliced into half-moons 1 red onion, sliced into half-moons 2 cloves garlic, sliced 1 1/4 lb cubed sirloin or stew beef superfine flour (like Wondra) quart beef stock 1/4 cup (drained) kalamata olives 1 tablespoon coarse herbs […]

Upside-down Cottage Pie

Ingredients: 3/4 cup caramelized onions * 1 tablespoon butter 2 carrots, diced 2 parsnips diced 1 bulb fennel, chopped 6 oz crimini mushrooms, chopped 1 3/4 lb cubed sirloin 1/4 cup dry red wine, optional 1 sprig’s worth of rosemary, chopped 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves 2 teaspoons chopped fresh […]

Slow Cooker Japanese Beef & Sweet Potato Curry Rice

Ingredients: 1 1/4 lb cubed stew beef 1 onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, grated 2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger 1 large Russet potato, cubed 3 carrots, cut into 1/2-inch chunks 1 large Murasaki sweet potato, cubed 2 tablespoons tomato paste 2 tablespoons Japanese curry powder (like S & B Oriental […]

Slow Cooker Beef-Eggplant Stew

Ingredients: 1 onion, chopped 2 carrots, sliced into coins 1 lb Russet potatoes, peeled and cubed 1 turnip, cubed 1 large eggplant, cubed 1 1/4 lb cubed sirloin or other beef for stew 1 1/2 cups beef stock 1/4 cup cognac vinegar (can sub red wine vinegar) 1 tablespoon Herbes […]

Southern-Inspired Beef Stew

Ingredients: 1 onion, chopped 2 carrots, diced 3 medium Russet potatoes, peeled and cubed 2 stalks celery, diced 8 oz cubed crimini mushrooms 1 1/2 lb cubed sirloin or other beef for stew 28 oz canned diced tomatoes 1 cup beef stock 1/2 lb okra, diced 9 oz fresh or […]