Tag: Beef Stew

Beer Braised Beef Stew, White Square Bowl, Crusty Loaf

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 […]

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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 […]

Braised Beef with Star Anise, Chinese Noodles & Stir Fry Vegetables, Square White Plate, Chopsticks

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, […]