Tag: Beef Stew


Beer Braised Beef Stew

When fall and winter is upon us, there is nothing more comforting than a tummy warming stew. This is one of my all-time favourites. You can make it as spicy as you like and if you like to put potatoes in your stews, feel free. You can change out the turnips for 4 or 5 […]

Basics & Tips, Winter Comforts

Leftovers – A Bad Wrap!

At this time of year  most cooks end up with what some might think of as “those dreaded leftovers”. Then, there are some, like me, who really  like the  challenge of creating something new and exciting with them! Take a roast turkey for instance! Just think of the possibilities: turkey salad with pears or apples and topped with bleu cheese. And speaking […]


Braised Beef With Star Anise

Chunks of beef chuck enrobed in a garlicy, gingery, star-anise sauce, sounds amazing right? You can serve the stew with either steamed rice or Chinese noodles cooked al dente then fried in a bit of oil until hot, making a sort of noodle pancake then top it with the stew.   When cooking an Asian meal, […]

Fall Mains, Spring Mains, Winter Mains

What’s Up In My Kitchen

  The pots have been bubbling away with all sorts of comfort foods lately!  Stew is such a good thing to have while watching the Winter Olympics!  But you don’t have to wait for them to roll around again to make some of these recipes!  Enjoy… Something scrumptious to snack on: Phyllis’ Proscuitto & Fennel Bruschetta This is one […]