How Awful Will This Stew Be? UPDATE!!!

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by rodriguezpoultry, Jan 26, 2011.

  1. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    So...I made up a recipe. No specifics on it...

    Here's what I did:

    1.51 lbs. of stew meat (pre-cut up into 1 inch squares)
    Tossed the stew meat around in some Thyme leaves and flour and put in the bottom of the crock pot.
    On top of the stew meat, I put some chopped onion.
    On top of the onion, I put onion soup mix and garlic powder.
    On top of all of this, I added 2 cups of water and 1 cup of red wine. Added a LIBERAL amount of worcestershire sauce.

    On top and surrounding the meat, I put in about 2 handfuls of baby carrots and 2 large potatoes that have been cut up.

    Didn't look like there was enough solution, so I added some more wine and water and then put a dash of garlic powder on top of the potatoes with the carrots. Added some more worcestershire sauce on top.

    Set on high...should be ready around 7 tonight. How awful will it be???
     
    Last edited: Jan 26, 2011
  2. BettyR

    BettyR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds very good! We are having hot dogs tonight. [​IMG]
     
  3. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    Sounds good to me, a lot of people might not like the amount of garlic/onion. But I personally love it! Garlic/onion is in just about everything I cook, since it is good for you. However, in certain dishes especially if it is for others I will put just enough so that you can't taste it really.. But it is in there. Now- the only thing missing from your stew. You need some type of tabasco sauce, cayenne pepper, or maybe some chopped Jalapeno's [​IMG]. Maybe all three!

    -Daniel
     
  4. Whispering Winds

    Whispering Winds Chillin' With My Peeps

    Where do you live and what time can we set down? [​IMG]
     
  5. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    I would have browned the floured meat first. You'll miss out on a lot of flavor development and color by not browning.

    Otherwise it sounds good.
     
  6. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

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    Sounds great! the only thing I would have done different is put the carrots on the bottom then the potatoes then the meat. If the gravy is too liquid when you get home put it in a sauce pot over medium & reduce it by half or so then taste for spice adjustments then if you want it thicker use cornstarch or sour cream.
     
  7. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    [​IMG] When supper????
     
  8. bigmike&nan

    bigmike&nan Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Me too, maybe not as much worsestershire sauce - in place of that maybe about 1/2 can stewed tomatoes.
    I bet half the recipes made famous in the world come from someone having to create dinner out of what they had on hand.
     
  9. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    O.K......SO..it's finished!

    It's not stew exactly. Almost like a soup with a thick soupy texture. You can taste the red wine, W-sauce and everything in it. It's just...amazing.

    Almost like a topping for something, but then again more like a soup. It's difficult to tell what you want to do with it except eat it! [​IMG]
     
  10. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Yep, it pays to be creative! [​IMG]
     

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