After cooking the lima beans with the ham in the crockpot for 11 hours, the beans in this recipe truly are buttery.
In Mayflower, succotash was described as a soupy mishmash of corn, beans and whatever fish and meat were available.
This is the best beef stew I have ever tasted. For our A Tree Grows in Brooklyn book club party, this dish was served with buttered egg noodles and sour dough bread to sop up all that wonderful gravy.
Paprika was introduced to the Hungarians by the Turks in 16th century and is now considered the national spice of Hungary! No Hungarian Goulash would be complete without it.
This is an easy to prepare, delicious, traditional German sausage and potato soup. The fresh dill makes this soup extra special.
Tagines are North African signature slow cooked stews known for their blend of warm and sweet flavors. They get their name from the distinctive clay pots in which they are traditionally braised at low temperatures. This recipe is cooked in a 5 quart heavy pot instead of a tagine pot.
“Chili concocted outside of Texas is usually a weak, apologetic imitation of the real thing. One of the first things I do when I get home to Texas is to have a bowl of red. There is simply nothing better.” – by Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th President of the United States
This modern version of mock turtle soup is a great recipe for the times you have leftover roast or brisket. Traditional mock turtle soup is made with the meat from a calf’s head and served with forcemeat balls, which I included in this recipe.
The ingredients in this chicken stew include peanut butter, red pepper flakes, and hot sauce, you will be pleasantly surprised at the flavor. “The man that eats no pepper is weak, pepper is the staff of life…” A Yoruba Proverb – Now ladies, don’t scrimp on the hot pepper.
Pork Stew with Red Wine and Peppers is a rustic, hearty dish. Cubed pork shoulder roast, fresh tomato, red bell pepper strips, and hearty red wine come together to produce this flavor-packed comfort food. The stew take a bit of work, but it is well worth the effort.
Mutton is from an older sheep and tends to be tougher than lamb. I substituted lamb for this recipe and the results were delicious.
Traveller’s Beef Stew is slow cooked for eight hours in a crock pot. Serve with Irish Soda Bread to soak up all the delicious Guinness Stout flavored gravy.