Hearty Beef Stew - Two things set this old-fashioned beef stew apart from its rivals: browning the beef in bacon fat and adding lots of vegetables to the pot, both of which add flavor to the velvety sauce. The result is comfort food, grandmother style. This grandmother didn’t cook with wine, but if you want to, see the variation below.
PD's Old-Time Beef Stew. This is a fabulous recipe for thick, hearty beef stew that is on the table in just a couple of hours. Tender beef and perfectly cooked veggies ... with a surprise ingredient that I know I'll be using every time I make beef stew from now on! I think I found a new favorite stew recipe, friends!