Stews are convenient and a perennial family favourite in many households. Shaun Hill's beef stew recipe requires braising the meat for 2 to 3 hours before stewing with carrots and mushrooms in a rich red wine and tomato sauce. He serves the hot beef stew over a creamy mashed potato with leeks.
Beef, Guinness and Mushroom Pot Pie... and just listen to how adorably British the author of this blog is: "Winter is not over yet. Before we go a little too crazy with health kicks after holiday excesses, lets make a few more stews, pies and mash." Amen to that!