What's for Dinner: Beef Stew

Nights still get chilly during the early weeks of spring, so there's time to make one last meaty, hearty stew. This one is ready fairly quickly (in about an hour), and contains just enough butter, beef and bacon to make it full-flavored but not overly fatty.

  • Recipe: Beef Stew


  • Want to make a complete meal? Serve it with these dishes:
  • Cardamom Mashed Sweet Potatoes
  • Green Beans With Onions, Peppers and Basil
  • Balsamic Strawberry Compote


  • A Dutch oven distributes heat slowly and evenly, and can be used to make just about anything—casseroles, roasts, stews, even bread. Buy a Dutch oven.

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