Weather: 9 degrees – a stunning, crisp day
What I’m listening to: snow-removal going on in my driveway…. rumble, scrape, rumble, scrape
I received an heirloom recipe collection from a family member 12 year ago. The book has food splatter and wear and tear and is an ever-present resource in my kitchen. It is truly a treasure. I hope to carry on this tradition when my kids grow up.
When I was young, I never thought I liked stew much. That was, until I grew up and tried this recipe. This stew is cooked low and slow in the oven for 4 hours, producing tender beef and wonderful, hearty flavors. It’s rustic and simple and gratifying – the way meat and potatoes ought to be. Just look at that steam wafting up from that bowl (top photo)…