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Beef Stew

Beef Stew

It’s the first full day of Autumn – and it’s damp and rainy. It’s also Sunday – the end of the grocery shopping week when the pickin’s can be a bit slim. Time to make a batch of beef stew. I’m reasonably old, so stew d...

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