A hearty borscht-like soup with sauerkraut and beef.
Inspired by Baltimore’s own Sour Beef & Dumplings and Northern France’s Carbonade Flamande aux Spéculoos, this beef stew uses gingersnap cookies for both flavor and body.
Ingredients: 1 3/4 lb cubed sirloin 2 stalks celery, diced (greens too!) 2 medium carrots, sliced 2 parsnips, sliced 1 onion, diced 1 lb (6 caps) portobello mushrooms, cubed 8 oz button mushrooms, sliced 4 cloves garlic, sliced 1 medium rutabaga, diced 1-quart beef stock 1 cup pearl barley 1 […]
Ingredients: 1 lb leftover pot roast, chopped (or other cooked stew/roasted beef) 1 carrot, diced 1 stalk celery, diced 1 onion, diced 2 cups (loosely) coarsely chopped cabbage 2-3 cups cut up roasted beets 2 bay leaves 1/2 tablespoon paprika 1 teaspoon black caraway (aka nigella, charnushka, kalonji) or try caraway […]
Ingredient: 1 onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, sliced 1 lb cubed sirloin stew meat 1 15-oz can jalapeño and habanero diced tomatoes 1 15-oz can chili-seasoned tomatoes 1 medium-large zucchini, sliced into 1/4 inch thick half-moons 1 (loose) cup matchstick carrots 2 cubanelle peppers, chopped 2 15-oz canned kidney beans, […]
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 […]
Ingredients: 1 small butternut squash, cubed coarsely chopped leftover pot roast with sauce (roughly 4 cups) 2 lb Yukon Gold potatoes, cubed 2 tablespoons butter 1 bunch green onion, chopped 1/4 cup whole milk Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Boil the potatoes until fork-tender. Drain and mash in green onion, butter, […]
Ingredients: 2 1/2-3 lb beef bottom round roast 1 medium onion, chopped 1 cubanelle pepper, chopped 4 oz crimini mushrooms, chopped 1 tablespoon smoked paprika 1 cup red wine 4 cups beef stock 3 cloves garlic 6 oz tomato paste 2 bay leaves 3 sprigs rosemary 3 carrots, cut into […]
Ingredients: for the pumpkin: 1 3-4 lb sugar pumpkin (aka pie pumpkin) olive oil for the sauce: 2-3 tablespoons minced fresh mint 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup plain Lifeway whole milk kefir salt for the meat sauce: 1 onion, diced 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 1/2 tablespoon […]
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 […]