Entries tagged beef stock

July 31st, 2012

Onion soup

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I seem to be turning this into some kind of “soup diary”. Maybe because its winter. Today:¬†Onion soup! Lots of onions (I think I used about 8): brown slowly in a pot with butter and olive oil. Really slowly: it should take around 45 minutes, give or take. Stir a lot, scraping the sweet caramelised […]

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June 25th, 2011

Beef and mushroom casserole (with extra gravy)

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I felt like making a beef casserole this weekend. I can’t count the number of times and variations on this theme that I’ve cooked in my life, but (if I do say so myself) this one is particularly good. Tip #1 for great casserole: chuck steak. Don’t buy that “super lean diced beef” from the […]

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