*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                           OLD - TIME  BEEF  STEW
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2      tablespoons   oil
                         Flour
                         Garlic powder
                         Paprika
    2      pounds        stew beef
    1                    onion -- quartered
    1      clove         garlic
    4      cups          boiling water
    1      teaspoon      salt
    1      tablespoon    lemon juice
    1      teaspoon      sugar
    1      teaspoon      Worcestershire sauce
      1/2  teaspoon      pepper
      1/2  teaspoon      paprika
                         bay           leaves
    1      Dash          allspice or cloves
    6                    carrots -- cut in pieces
    6      medium        white potatoes -- cut in pieces
      1/2  cup           cold water
      1/4  cup           flour
 
 Put flour, paprika and garlic powder in a plastic bag.  Coat stew beef in 
 flour mixture and brown in hot oil in a large Dutch oven.  After all meat 
 is browned, add the remaining ingredients except for 1/2 cup cold water 
 and 1/4 cup flour.  Bring to a boil, cover and simmer for 2-3 hours.  When 
 all vegetables are cooked, thicken with 1/2 cup cold water mixed with 1/4 
 cup flour.
 
  *To cook in a crockpot, brown flour coated meat.  Put browned meat and 
 remaining ingredients, except for thickening ingredients, to the crockpot. 
  Cook on low for 10-12 hours or 5-6 hours on high.
 
 
 
 
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