Classic Beef Stew




When I was growing up. One of my favorite dishes was my mother’s beef stew. There was nothing fancy about it —just basic meat and vegetable combinations— but the house always smelled so good while it was cooking. This is the stew I’ve tried to capture in this recipe. That said, even Mon’s stew can be improved upon with the addition of mushrooms cooked in Madeira (see Variations, below).

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