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Beef short rib stew!

The Ultimate Beef Short Rib Stew Recipe: A Hearty Delight for Every Palate

When it comes to comforting and flavorsome meals, a Beef Short Rib Stew stands out as a culinary masterpiece. Crafted with the richness of tender beef and a medley of hearty vegetables, this dish tantalizes taste buds and warms the soul. Let’s dive into this sumptuous recipe that promises to be a centerpiece on your dining table.

Key Ingredients for a Flavorful Creation

In crafting a Beef Short Rib Stew, assembling the right ingredients is pivotal. Choose high-quality, bone-in short ribs that promise tenderness and succulence. Embrace the classic combination of aromatic herbs like thyme, rosemary, and bay leaves. Fresh vegetables such as carrots, celery, and onions complement the dish harmoniously.

Key Ingredients for a Flavorful Creation

I used about 12 short ribs
Bacon grease
1 med onion
1/2 med red, yellow, green pepper
1 stalk celery
5 cups beef broth
2 cups water
1 sprig thyme/rosemary
5 cloves garlic
Cajun seasoning
Salt Pepper
Red wine
Carrots (chopped)
Potatoes (halved or quartered)
Frozen peas

Preparation and Cooking Techniques

  1. Lightly season short ribs with salt and pepper then dredge in flour
  2. In a large heavy pot, heat bacon grease to med high
  3. Cook short ribs in hot oil until brown on all sides, remove from pot and set aside
  4. Add chopped veggies to the pot and cook for a couple of minutes then add in 3 heaping tablespoons of flour. Stir constantly until the flour turns a dark brown color.(I add a splash of red wine here) cook another minute or two
  5. Add the beef broth and water stirring the bottom of the pot to scrape up all of that delicious flavor. Add thyme, rosemary and the short ribs to pot then season to your liking with any spices you choose. I used a cajun seasoning blend.Stir and cover over med heat for 2 to 2/12 hours.
    The liquid will cook down to at least half its volume
  6. Remove the lid and add the potatoes carrots and frozen peas. Cover and cook another 30 minutes.

Enjoy with or without cooked rice.
We enjoyed ours with some hot sweet ho cakes

Serving and Enjoying the Culinary Masterpiece

Once the stew achieves a rich, thick consistency and the beef ribs are fork-tender, it’s time to serve. Ladle a generous portion into a bowl, garnishing with fresh parsley or a sprinkle of chopped chives for a burst of color and added freshness. Pair this delectable stew with a crusty bread or fluffy mashed potatoes for a complete, satisfying meal.

In Conclusion

The Beef Short Rib Stew is not just a dish; it’s a testament to culinary artistry. Its rich flavors, tender beef, and aromatic essence promise a dining experience that comforts and delights. This recipe is a celebration of taste and warmth, inviting you to savor each spoonful and relish the harmony of flavors.

In essence, creating this stew is an ode to culinary finesse and an opportunity to bring together loved ones over a delightful, hearty meal. It’s a dish that transcends time, offering comfort and satisfaction in every bite.

So, gather your ingredients, let your kitchen fill with delightful aromas, and embark on a journey to craft this Beef Short Rib Stew – a masterpiece that’s sure to become a timeless favorite in your culinary repertoire.

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Laura J. Boss

Meet Laura J. Boss, a passionate blogger and cooking enthusiast who loves to experiment with different recipes and cuisines from around the world. Born and raised in a small town, I grew up watching my mother cook and developed a keen interest in the art of cooking from an early age.After completing my education, I decided to pursue my passion for cooking and started my own food blog. My blog features a wide range of recipes, from traditional family favorites to fusion dishes that I have created myself. My blog has gained a huge following, with many of my readers trying out my recipes and sharing their own cooking experiences.When I am not cooking up a storm in the kitchen, I enjoy traveling and exploring new cultures. I believe that food is an important part of every culture, and love to learn about new ingredients and cooking techniques from around the world.Through my blog, I aim to inspire and encourage others to cook and experiment with different flavors and ingredients. I believe that cooking is not just about making delicious meals, but also about sharing love and creating memories with family and friends.Whether you are a beginner or an experienced cook, my blog has something for everyone. So why not give my recipes a try and discover the joy of cooking for yourself?