***Uncle Phil's Super Saturday Beef Stew Extravaganza***

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  1. Phil McKrakin

    Phil McKrakin AKA Howie VIP

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    First you gotta get yourself a big 'ole slab of beef...this is a 3 1/2 lb boneless Chuck Roast. You could be a lazy ass and get the pre-cut beef cubes at the market, but that doesn't have the fat that you absolutely NEED for a kick-ass stew. Don't be a lazy ass. :no:



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    Get your knife nice and sharp and cut that cow into cubes. Don't feel bad if you don't have a fancy lad ginsu knife or imported bamboo/bubinga non-slip cutting board like @Bro...if it's sharp and it cuts good, wgas wgaf? Note the nice marbling of the meat. You can trim off any large chunks of fat, but make sure you leave some.


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    Phil cooking thread! :yay:
     
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    While I was cutting up the beef, I had a large yellow onion and 3 big 'ole cloves of garlic chopped up and sauteing in my cookin' pot.

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    Got your apron on?
     
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    No personal questions.
     
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    HAL cuts up cam girls into cubes.
     
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    HAL HAM

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    Where do you live?
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    I watched 2001: A Space Odyssey last night, HAL. Imma shut you down!

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    In a house.
     
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    Never seen it
     
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    What city and street?
     
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    Yes.
     
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    wha
     
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    Swedish John I'm your huckleberry

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    Like your cooking threads Phil, but beef stew in the summertime?? :puke:
     
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    You're gonna want to braise up your beef cubes nice and brown in some hot oil. There's some fancy pants reason for this, and it does make it better. It's science! :grad:



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    :rolleyes:
     
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    cubing your own meat is definitely the way to go
     
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    Maillard reaction. :grad:
     
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