PD's Old-Time Cast Iron Dutch Oven Beef Stew _ You're probably wondering what the "PD" means. That would be referring to Paula Deen. I took her recipe for Old-Time Beef Stew & adapted it to my family's preferences. So, grab your Dutch oven & get to work. You'll be chowing down on some darn good stew in no time!
Hearty Beef Stew - Two things set this old-fashioned beef stew apart from its rivals: browning the beef in bacon fat and adding lots of vegetables to the pot, both of which add flavor to the velvety sauce. The result is comfort food, grandmother style. This grandmother didn’t cook with wine, but if you want to, see the variation below.