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Beef Stew

calikingcaliking Posts: 6,174
edited March 2013 in EggHead Forum
Had a hankering for beef stew, so I figured I would scratch that itch.

I found this recipe and decided to give it a go. Started out by marinating 2 ribeyes that I've had in the freezer for some time, in red wine, with garlic and bay leaves . I know - its daft to put ribeyes in stew, but we have been eating healthier and a solid hunka steak just doesn't have the same appeal that it used to. 
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Meat marinated overnight. The next day (Sat) I fired up the large egg with a chunk of pecan for smoke. Once it hit 300°F, I put the dutch oven on and let it warm up. Added some of the trimmed fat from the ribeyes to get some beefy goodness going, then added the onions, celery, green onions, and some
 seasoning. 
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Threw in carrots, potatoes, garlic and Simply Marvelous Season All. Also had diced jalapenos catching some smoke on the side.
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Once everything in the pot had a chance to get friendly, I added mushrooms,and tomato paste, and 2 cups of beef stock. 
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Placed the grid from the small egg over the DO for the steaks, and let them smoke (rubbed with SM Season All) for 40mins. 
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Cut the steaks up and added to the pot. Let it all simmer for another hour.
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Served with toasted oat-wheat bread that SWMBO made. 
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Damn fine dinner... perfect for a cold March night in Houston :)


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  • Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,947
    Looks really good, Caliking.  Yep, a cold night in Houston (59 degrees) is perfect for stew.
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  • ddeggerddegger Posts: 244
    Awesome! Just bookmarked and if it doesn't warm up soon I'll do this yet this year.
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  • CANMAN1976CANMAN1976 Posts: 1,510
    That's some good lookin stew there caliking .I like the idea of using the grill to smoke the steaks over the stew. Going to try this for sure.....god knows its cold enough this far north.
    Hows ya gettin' on, me ol cock



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  • calikingcaliking Posts: 6,174
    Looks really good, Caliking.  Yep, a cold night in Houston (59 degrees) is perfect for stew.
    I've done my time in the Midwest... anything under 65° counts as cold now! :))

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    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
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  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 3,780
    That looks very tasty!! Gonna be tryin that real soon

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  • hapsterhapster Posts: 6,015
    Looks awesome!!! Love the steaks over the DO on the small grid...

    Well played!!!
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  • SpringramSpringram Posts: 417
    Caliking,

    Looks fantastic. We would have been there in less than 45 minutes if you had called!

    Springram
    LBGE and Mini
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  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 2,902
    Damn!!! Enough said.

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  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 5,370
    BEAutiful looking meal!


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  • Solson005Solson005 Posts: 1,905
    Looks great! A ribeye in stew sounds great to me!  =P~
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  • calikingcaliking Posts: 6,174
    Thanks for the kind comments, everyone.

    @Springram: no calls were made as this was the first time I made this, so didn't want to be embarrassed in case it was a fail! 

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
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  • R2Egg2QR2Egg2Q Posts: 1,649
    Dang that looks good! Love beef stew!
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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 12,847
    I'll be doing this soon....
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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  • AviatorAviator Posts: 1,518
    This is very appealing. Will be making this soon. Thanks bro.

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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 9,961
    Good work. With cooks that good you can quit your day job and cook full time. I don't know there is a FFS model for chefs, though. ;)
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  • calikingcaliking Posts: 6,174
    Good work. With cooks that good you can quit your day job and cook full time. I don't know there is a FFS model for chefs, though. ;)
    Believe it... if farkin around in my backyard, drinking, cooking and listening to tunes paid as well, I would be all over it like a fat kid on cake.

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    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 12,847
    should've cooked that in salado
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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  • calikingcaliking Posts: 6,174
    @henapple: I should've cooked...period. Now that my Eggfest cherry has been popped, I'll cook at the next one I go to - thinking about Plano.

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
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  • RACRAC Posts: 1,290
    Springram said:
    Caliking,

    Looks fantastic. We would have been there in less than 45 minutes if you had called!

    Springram
    We could of went together!   Nice cook
    :)]

    Ricky

    Spring, TX

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