It’s cold and rainy today. Perfect day for a stew. This recipe is particularly aromatic. The smell of when I was young. Comforting.
Brown 2 lbs of floured stew meat in oil. Add 4 C boiling Water. I T of lemon juice, 1 teas of worcestershire sauce, 1 large clove of garlic crushed, 1 large onion chopped, 1 T of salt, 1 teas of sugar, fresh ground pepper, ½ teas sweet paprika, a dash of allspice or clove, 2 bay leaves. Simmer for 2 hours. Add veggies during the last hour; carrots, parsnips, mushrooms, potato, rutabaga. Remove bay leaves
Excellent served with a green salad and fresh whole grain bread.