*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
            PRESIDENT EISENHOWER'S OLD-FASHIONED BEEF STEW (EN)
 
 Recipe By     : TVFN:ELECTION NIGHT SPECIAL SHOW #EN0096 
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      pounds        stewing beef (Prime round)
                         --cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
    2 1/2  pints         beef stock
    1      pound         small Irish potatoes
    1      bunch         small carrots
      3/4  pound         small onions
    2                    fresh tomatoes
                         Assorted spices in a cloth bag
                         --(thyme, bay leaves, garlic, etc.)
                         Salt
                         Pepper
 
 In a pot combine meat and stock. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and
 simmer until meat is tender. Add vegetables and spices. Cook until
 vegetables are done, strain off one cup of stock from stew, thicken slightly
 with beef roux mixture (???). Pour back into stew and let simmer until ready
 to serve (about one-half hour). 
 
 Yield: 6 servings 
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