Julia Child's Boeuf Bourguignon. Fun! And YUM.
I went to my butcher today and picked up my special order of three pounds local, free range, sustainably raised, and humanely slaughtered lean stew beef, cubed into 2-inch pieces. I have my onion, carrot, mushrooms, and pearl onions. I have (similarly local and eco-kosher) bacon. I have German Butterball potatoes from the Farmer's Market. I have a remaining bottle of Beaujolais Nouveau and a local Willamette Valley Pinot Noir on hand. YUM.
Because really, what's not to love about slow-cooked beef with bacon, mushrooms, a little carrot, onions, and red wine? And served over roasted potatoes? Heaven.
I will certainly be taking photos and posting them here. Comfort food awaits....
Happy holidays to all of you, my dear readers. Hope you get a chance to eat something delicious and homey that warms your tummy and your heart.