The essence of this hearty French beef stew is flavor, and lots of it. The secrets? Use the right cut of meat, salt pork, and a brown roux; forget canned beef stock; and buy the best bottle of wine you can afford.
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This beef stew from the south of France is country cooking at its best: bold, brash, and full-flavored. Could we translate the flavors of Provence to an American home kitchen?
This humble stew may have sustained generations, but the flavor got lost along the way. Basic need not be bland.
Choose chuck, use a combination of broth and wine, and thicken at the beginning for a simple but intensely flavored stew.
The secret is using large cubes of beef chuck and a mixture of fresh and oven-roasted chiles.