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                       HUNGARIAN BRANDY BEEF GOULASH
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Beef                             Soups/stews
                 Hungarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3       lb           Beef, first cut of the
                         Round or stew meat, cut in
                         1 cubes
    2 1/2   ts           Salt
      1/2   ts           Pepper
    2       tb           Paprika
    2       tb           Shortening,half butter
    2 1/2   c            Onion, cut into 1 1/2
                         Chunks
      3/4   c            Brandy
    1       cn           (10 1/2 oz) beef consomme
      3/4   ts           Marjoram,crumbled
      3/4   ts           Caraway seeds
    1 1/2   tb           Cornstarch
 
   Toss beef with salt,pepper and paprika until
   coated.Heat shortening in large skillet or Dutch
   oven.Add meat;brown well over moderately hot heat.Stir
   in onions;cook 5 minutes.Remove from heat.Add 1/4 cup
   brandy; ignite.When flames die out,return to heat.Stir
   in consomme.Cover tightly;simmer until meat is tender,
   1 to 1 1/2 hours.Add marjoram and caraway;cook 10
   minutes.Blend cornstarch with remaining 1/2 cup
   brandy. Stir into stew.Simmer,stirring until liquid
   clears and thickens.Makes 5 to 6 servings.
  
 
 
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