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A goulash is a stew (or sometimes a soup) cooked all over Europe, originating in the medieval Kingdom of Hungary. There are literally 1000s of different versions of goulash, some with potatoes, dumplings, sour cream, sauerkraut? made of beef, veal, pork, lamb? But the star ingredient of all of them is paprika. INGREDIENTS olive oil 2-3 large onions, cut into wedges 2 lbs stewing beef, cubed 2 tsp sea salt 2 tsp Hungarian paprika 1 tsp […]

Best beef for stew

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What kind of meat to use for stew? Firstly I could tell you what kind not to use. Don’t use the kind they sell in many grocery stores – sometimes prepackaged and often far too lean. Lean meat means it will take hours to become tender. Buying pre-cubed beef is a crap-shoot: you might end-up with a really tender stew, OR (more likely the case) after 3-4 hours of stewing the meat will still be tough. […]