• The Classic Beef Stew to Make When Comfort Food is Top of Mind

    5 monthes ago - By Williams Sonoma

    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, substitute 1 1/2 cups hearty red wine, such as Syrah or Zinfandel, for an equal amount of the beef stock.
    Hearty Beef Stew
    3 lb. boneless beef chuck 2 Tbs. canola oil 4 thick slices applewood-smoked bacon, chopped
    Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 1 yellow onion, chopped 3 carrots...
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