While I’ve never been a huge fan of drinking Guinness, I’ve
always been a great admirer of how wonderfully it can elevate a simple beef stew. The subtle
bitterness from the hops, and toastiness from the malt, gives the gravy a depth
of flavor that I really love.
This would normally be the point in post where I’d make my annual Irish
drinking joke, but I’m not doing one this year.
insensitive, and I’d like to think I’ve matured past the point of going for
such cheap laughs. Besides, my Irish joke writer, Paddy O’Sullivan, was on a
binge this week, so I never got one from him anyway. Oh well, like I said,
probably for the best.
delicious Irish stew recipe for your St. Patrick’s Day menu, this one comes
highly recommended. I served mine with some green onion mashed potatoes, and
while I usually encourage you to serve things like this on whatever you want,
not this time. You must serve this with some form of potato. And that is no
joke. I hope you give this a try soon. Enjoy!
black pepper and at least 1 tsp salt)
or until fork tender
occasionally, until sauce thickens to your liking
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