Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Where Would You Love to Cook Today/

Don't you just love everything about this kitchen!
I found it at:
Look at the detail of the island and the corners of  the cupboards.
The color is so calming. and I think this is going to be a great one to cook in today!
The chandelier brings it all together.
I can smell 

                  French beef stew

Beef daube or French beef stew

4 lbs beef shank, with or without bones, cut in large chunks
1 ½ large red onions, sliced
3-4 tbs olive oil
10 roma tomatoes, peeled, seeded and diced, or 2 cans of diced tomatoes
6-7 carrots, peeled and sliced
1 ½ – 2 cups red wine
1 tbs herbes de Provence, or mix of dried thyme, marjoram, sage, rosemary, basil, etc
1 tbs whole anise seeds
Salt and pepper
Serve with – Pastas
  1. Heat the olive oil in a large sauté pan, add the meat chunks and brown them on each side.
  2. Remove the meat from the pan and set aside for later.
  3. Add the onions slices to the pan and cook until caramelized.
  4. Add the browned meat chunks back to the pan with the onions
  5. Add the tomatoes, carrots, wine, herbs, anise seeds, salt and pepper.
  6. Simmer for 2 to 3 hours or until the meat is very tender and the sauce has thickened.
  7. Serve with warm pastas.

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