Oktoberfest Stew

Oktoberfest Stew | Lady Melady: My Castle, My Food

Oktoberfest Stew | Lady Melady: My Castle, My Food

I ran across this recipe and thought it would be great to try for Oktoberfest.  Then I got busy and the next thing I knew it was November.  Oops!  Life has a way of moving too fast some months.  Novemberfest is now a thing in our castle, especially with the discovery of this hearty soup!  So much flavor and relatively easy to make (Call it rustic and skip peeling the potatoes!) Continue reading

Braised Hunter’s Stew

Braised Hunters Stew

Braised Hunters Stew

Braising has become my new favorite food technique.  As much as I swore I’d never use the Dutch ovens my P.S. (Purchaser of Stew ware/ hubby) brought home, I find I like to throw stuff in them and see what results.  I still think Dutch ovens are super heavy to lift down from where they’re stored, and to wash them isn’t pleasant.  But the food coming out of them has been fabulous. Continue reading

Red Cabbage Crockpot Stew

Crockpot Red Cabbage Stew

Crockpot Red Cabbage Stew

I was still working on a way to use up the major purple (red) cabbage my P.S. (Princely Spouse) brought home.  I’d made a lavender colored soup that had great flavors in spite of being odd colored.  This time I wanted a lot of beef and some carrots along with the cabbage.  I was looking to make a deconstructed cabbage roll. Continue reading