Beef Stew

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  • 2 pound(s) Beef stew meat
  • 2 tablespoon(s) vegetable oil
  • 2 cup(s) Water
  • 1 tablespoon(s) worchestershire sauce
  • 1 clove(s) Garlic
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 1 Medium onion, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon(s) Salt
  • 1 teaspoon(s) Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) Black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) paprika
  • 1 dash(es) Allprice, or ground cloves
  • 3 stalk(s) carrots
  • 3 stalk(s) Celery
  • 2 tablespoon(s) cornstarch


  1. Brown meat in hot oil. Add water, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, bay leaves, onion, salt, sugar, pepper, paprika, and allspice. Cover and simmer 1 1/2 hours. Remove bay leaves and garlic clove. Add carrots and celery. Cover and cook 30 to 40 minutes longer. To thicken gravy, remove 2 cups hot liquid. Using a separate bowl, combine 1/4 cup water and cornstarch until smooth. Mix with a little hot liquid and return mixture to pot. Stir and cook until bubbly.

December 2011

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