“When I fix beef stew, I usually make extra and reheat it another night with a pastry crust on top,” offers Amelia Law of Ardmore, Pennsylvania. “My family looks forward to the beef potpie almost as much as the original stew.”
Rich and hearty, this stew is my husband's favorite. The beef is incredibly tender. Served with crusty bread, it's an ideal cool-weather meal and perfect for any Irish holiday. —Carrie Karleen, St. Nicolas, Quebec
“Given to me by my mother, this spicy stew became a favorite with my own five children,” writes Evelyn Bullington from Temple City, California. We've pared it down for a twosome.
Tip: Leftover beef broth can be frozen for a future use.