Easy Ways To Add Flavor To Beef

Fast foods may have been the meal of choice for many busy families through the last couple of decades. But now the slow cooked, home-prepared meals are gaining in popularity! Crock pots, with their wafting aromas and 'ready to eat' meals, entice health-conscious, busy people.

Start cooking by adding around 2 tbsp of vegetable oil onto the bottom of the cooker. Once hot, saute the onion and garlic and start browning the beef. Once it is brown on both sides, add the liquid (easy beef stew stock and tomato sauce) and the cover securely with the lid. Once you hear the cooker sizzle or if the indicator valve says the pressure is build up already, set your timer to 20 minutes.



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In a large bowl (use your Kitchen Aid bowl if you are using the Kitchen Aid), add lukewarm water, sugar, salt and yeast. Proof for 10 to 15 minutes, until yeast mixture gets bubbly and thick. Add beaten egg and 1-1/2 cups of flour. If using the Kitchen Aid, begin mixing on low speed to incorporate the ingredients. If you are making by hand, refer to video I have included in this article.

Ales can also be used to cook with, giving richness and body to sauces and crock-pot style stews. Use a bit of ale in place of some of the beef stock or liquid called for in the recipe. Examples of popular brown ales include Newcastle Brown Ale and Pete's Wicked Ale, among others.

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Meat dishes such as meatballs, simple easy beef stew slow cooker or chicken can take a while to cook. But these same meals take just a matter of minutes to prepare in the pressure cooker without having to compromise on taste. Casseroles that generally take an hour or more to cook in the oven take a fraction of the time in a pressure cooker. My husband regularly uses the pressure cooker I bought him to make delicious home cooked meals such as meatballs, bean stew, and an array of other tasty meals.

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