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"When beef stew is in the oven, all's right with the world," writes Julia Child in "The French Chef Cookbook." Julia goes on to say that beef Bourguignon "is the best beef stew known to man." As fabulous as her recipe is, it is also labor-intensive, and the directions are written in Julia's thorough style. "Cover the casserole and set it in the lower third of the oven," she advises, adding that you may also cook the stew on top of the stove, in an electric skillet, or a kettle.



Broccoli Bernaise: This beef bourguignon crock pot dish is often misrepresented as being "fattening." In reality it really isn't. It is a dish very high in minerals and when properly prepared, is loaded with fresh herbs. Also when properly prepared, you will get all of the nutritional and health benefits of the broccoli!

In a large stock pot, place leg bones and enough cold water to cover. Bring to a rolling boil, and boil approximately 3-5 minutes. Remove from heat, and rinse under cold running water. Thoroughly clean stock pot, and return cleaned bones to pot. Add 6 quarts of water bring to a rolling boil, and reduce to a gentle simmer. Add onions, ginger, star anise,cloves, cinnamon stick, cut up flank steak, salt, fish sauce, and rock sugar. Simmer about 1 1/2 hours, and remove flank steak. (Steak should be done through but chewy) Cool steak in bowl of cold water to keep it from drying out and turning brown. Refrigerate flank steak. Continue simmering broth for approximately 3 hours, skimming scum and fat from broth occasionally, and stirring bones from time to time.

There are hundreds of food blogs featuring slow cooker recipes. If you have an old crockpot you can use it to make some of the newest and most exciting crockpot recipes. If not, why not invest in a slow cooker or even a "smart pot", so you can make some easy slow cooker recipes to impress your family?

I used to be amused by my dog Sheba. She really enjoyed Mom's beef stew and would scarf it down with delight.However, before chewing she would carefully spit out the peas into a pile beside her bowl. Funny dog.

The combination of slow cooker beef bourguignon both French and Chinese occupation has led to a diverse unique cuisine that is admired by many. When the Vietnamese fled to the US in 1975, they brought to the United States their unique cuisine and heritage. It is how Pho was introduced to us...

Summertime squash is a versatile summer squash recipe that you can either make beef burgundy the oven or on the grill. This side dish features yellow squash and goes well with grilled foods.

Whether you are getting fatigued or perhaps very lazy, absolutely everyone needs to have a break sometimes. These painless meals for dinner time can be done promptly plus they're mouth-watering. Take a guilt free night!