Warm Up With These Beef Stew Recipes

Rustic Beef Stew

This Rustic Beef Stew Gets a Surprise Kick from Adding Coffee!

1/2 cup hot coffee or water
1 small handful dried porcini mushrooms
3 pounds beef chuck roast
Fine sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
Canola oil
2 cups red wine, such as merlot
1/2 cup Madeira wine
2 tablespoons butter
2 large onions, cut into large dice
2 cups diced celery
Two 3 1/2-ounce packages fresh shiitake mushrooms, stems removed, quartered
One 8-ounce package fresh cremini mushrooms, quartered
1 1/2 tablespoons sweet paprika
1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
1 tablespoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
2 cups canned whole Roma tomatoes, hand crushed
2 to 3 bay leaves
3 cups low-sodium beef stock
Horseradish Cream, for serving, recipe follows
Horseradish Cream:
1/2 cup heavy cream, cold
1/4 cup freshly grated or prepared horseradish
1/4 cup sour cream
Pinch salt
Pinch sugar
Pinch cayenne
Dribble apple cider vinegar


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