Old-Fashioned Beef Stew, like Grandmama used to make!

Looking for a hearty one-pot meal? If you are looking for a hearty one-pot meal, this Old-Fashioned Beef Stew is the one for you! It is full of tender beef chunks simmered in a tasty beef broth with chunks of potatoes and carrots . . . a complete meal in a dish! When my children were young, I would make this stew from time to time. My Grandmama Hall had made it years before, when I was small, and I remember the aroma of the stew cooking on her stove when I would go to visit. So, when I had a zip-top bag of beef chunks left from the beef tenderloin Candace cut up for me, I decided that I wanted to make this stew. Her husband, Randy, sent me a message to save him a bowl:) So . . . I did! Making the Old-Fashioned Beef Stew . . . I … [Read more...]

Hamburger Stew, a delicious comfort food for fall!

Hamburger Stew, a delicious comfort food! Comfort food . . . that food that takes you back to your childhood . . . delicious, hot meals your mom or grandmother made. Well, my mother made Hamburger soup, and my Grandmama Hall made Beef Stew. Both always bring back such fond memories for me. So, I decided to make a Hamburger Stew, taking part from Mama's soup and Grandmama Hall's stew. Yum!!! In fact, Lynn said, "I believe this is the best soup (stew) you have ever made! It is "larapin"!!!" Larapin??? Who has heard that word in a hundred years! I had to look it up! The definition for "larapin" is "over the top in delectable flavor, seasoning, and texture. Superior taste in the food, sauce, drink, or dessert. A memorable meal." (Source: … [Read more...]