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Veal & Beef Stock Recipes

A simple sauce that incorporates the deep flavors of roasted pan juices and red wine to serve with your favorite roast.
This hearty pasta dish comes from a recipe clipped years ago from Bon Appetit magazine.  The original recipe was epic, making enough for 25 servings.  This is our more modest version, with a few tweaks discovered in making dish many times.  If you have a crowd to feed, you can double, triple, or quadruple it!
Looking for the perfect side for a grilled steak or chop?  Look no further than these tender braised onions with a great sweet/sour/savory flavor from balsamic vinegar, a whisper of honey, and our rich brown stock.  They're also delicious with cheeses, in sandwiches and salads, or for topping a pizza.
Leftover roast beef on hand?  Here's the perfect way to use it--add some aromatic vegetables, tender, earthy mushrooms, and a rich, beefy sauce with a whiff of brandy to make this tasty pot pie.  Blanket it with a flaky, golden crust and toast your creation with a glass of red wine. 
This delicious and easy-to-prepare stir-fry dish is sure to please with its savory beef, crisp-tender peppers, and silky sauce.  Just ladle it over rice or pasta for a satisfying meal.
Here's our version of an English and Irish tradition - shepherd's pie. We've added some fresh spinach to the savory meat gravy and tossed some Parmesan into the rich mashed potato topping to create a dish just right for a cold winter night.
This hearty soup with chunks of tender beef and flavorful veggies makes a warming, one-pot meal.  All you need to go with it is some good bread and a glass of red wine!
Make this robust soup, full of vegetables, barley, and tender beef, to feed a hungry crowd--or freeze some to savor later.  Just add a loaf of crusty bread to soak up the delicious broth.
A glorious tradtional dish from France: tender beef braised in red wine and our Glace de Viande with mushrooms, onions, and carrots.  Serve it with boiled or mashed potatoes, or a crusty loaf of French bread to soak up all the delicious savory juices.
Picadillo is a spicy Latin American hash or stew made with meat and vegetables enriched with sweet raisins and savory olives.  It's usually served as a filling for tacos or with rice and beans, but we've used this great combination of flavors and textures as inspiration for a tasty chili!
Succulent chunks of beef and earthy mushrooms in a savory cream sauce highlighted with a dill, this traditional dish makes a rich and satisfying dinner served over egg noodles or rice.  It is said to have originated in 19th-century Paris, invented by a French chef for the Russian diplomat, Count Paul Stroganov. 
This simple, but deeply flavorful stew is the perfect dish for a cold, rainy night.  Serve it with buttered mashed potatoes or a thick slice of hearty bread to soak up all the juices.
Flavored with a simple rub, browned in bacon drippings, and then cooked slowly in a deliciously savory mixture of dark beer and our beef stock, this brisket is sure to become a favorite.  Serve it up with mashed potatoes, roasted Brussels sprouts, and a mug of that beer for a terrific meal.
This is a favorite recipe of Bill's, aka The SauceDude, with thanks to his buddy Chef Dave for the inspiration.  It's a great meal for a gathering of friends and family, is fun to prepare, and quite tasty.  Short ribs are one of the most flavorful cuts of beef.  Braise them in a little red wine and our Glace de Viande, along with vegetables, garlic, and herbs, and you'll have a feast fit for a hungry crowd.
Need something different to jazz up roasted or grilled pork?  Think outside the box and try this tangy sweet-and-sour sauce made with grapes and fresh herbs, savory notes from shallots and our Glace de Viande, and a zing of balsamic vinegar.  It's also delicious with beef or lamb--or make it with our venison stock for the perfect sauce for wild game.
This savory Russian soup is filled with beets, carrots, parsnips, cabbage, and potatoes and topped in the traditional way with a dollop of sour cream and a sprinkle of fresh dill.  Its gorgeous ruby color and rustic, hearty flavors make it the perfect warming dish for a chilly winter day.
Meaty short ribs, braised slowly with mushrooms in red wine and our savory Glace de Viande Gold, make the perfect cold-weather feast.  Serve them up with a side of mashed potatoes, some hearty roasted root vegetables, and a glass of your favorite Cabernet.
An elegant and hearty dish for a chilly evening, tender veal in a red wine sauce studded with mushrooms will wow your guests.  Serve it with fluffy mashed potatoes and a glass of your favorite red wine.
Nothing says comfort like beef brisket, cooked slowly for hours until it's tender and juicy.  The tempting aroma will fill your home and bring the family to the table ready for dinner.
Another gem from Chef Michaelangelo (Mick) Rosacci from Tony's Market in Denver: a hearty, western-style beef stew accented with green chiles and cumin.  Chef Mick says it's even better the next day!
Try this south-of-the-border twist on beef short ribs: a spicy rub and a slow braise in smoky chipotle sauce spiked with lime and studded with meaty roasted poblano peppers.  Serve it with our Tex-Mex Cornbread Pudding or Mexican Red Rice on the side.
Cincinnati is often called "The Chili Capital of America" for its 100+ chili parlors, all serving a version of Cincinnati's distinctive brand of chili.  It's actually more a topping than a stew.  Traditionally served over spaghetti or a hot dog, Cinicinnati chili is also unique in its eclectic blend of spices and the addition of unusual ingredients like cocoa (or chocolate) and molasses.  Kidney beans, chopped onion, and grated cheddar cheese are the favored toppings, and oyster crackers and a bottle of hot sauce are served on the side.  The good citizens of Cincinnati consume more than 2 million pounds of chili each year, and for good reason.  Try out some Cincinnati chili yourself, and you'll be a fan, too.
In Italian,"minestra" means "soup," usually of medium thickness, while "minestrina" means "little soup," usually a light broth.  "Minestrone" means "big soup," a thick, hearty soup that could be considered a complete meal.  This classic version is full of vegetables and beans cooked in a combination of our roasted chicken and brown stocks, flavored the old-fashioned way with a Parmesan rind.  Toss a handful of grated Parmesan on top and add a swirl of olive oil, and you'll be transported to the hills of Northern Italy, where this soup originated.
Here's a tried-and-true method used by generations of cooks for silky, savory pan gravy to go with your holiday bird.  The key is our superb roasted turkey stock.  This method also works well for nearly any roast poultry, game, or meat--just substitute one of our other stocks for the turkey stock, and you'll have a delicious gravy every time. For a gluten-free gravy, just substitute rice flour for the wheat flour in the recipe.
Originally a traditional Irish Easter Sunday dinner, this dish has become a fixture in Irish restaurants in America.  Succulent beef and tender vegetables served with a hearty broth--it's the perfect centerpiece for your St. Patrick's day celebration or anytime a simple, warming meal is in order.  Serve it with a mound of steaming mashed potatoes and a pint of Guinness stout or Smithwick's Irish Ale.
A rich, decadent sauce spiked with cognac and the sweet tang of dried cherries--marvelous over your best beef or veal roast, or with lamb or venison.
Tender filet mignon enrobed in a creamy, brandy-scented sauce and garnished with a sprinkle of fresh thyme--now that's luxury!  Enjoy this stellar entree with a glass of your favorite Burgundy.
Flanders, a region in the southwestern part of the Low Countries (now divided between Belgium, France, and the Netherlands), has long been known for its fine beers. Cooking with beer is also a tradition there, and this stew, beef braised with thick slices of onion in Flemish-style dark beer, is an outstanding example. Serve it with a slice of hearty bread to soak up the flavorful, savory juices.
A holiday classic that will fill your home with tantalizing aromas.  Carve it tableside, pour a French Bordeaux or a California Cabernet Sauvignon, and let the celebration begin!
Love "takeout" beef with broccoli?  Here's a homemade version that will have your favorite takeout place wondering where you've been: tasty strips of beef and crisp-tender broccoli flavored with fresh ginger, sesame, and garlic and napped in a spicy, savory sauce.  Serve it over Asian noodles or jasmine rice.
The classic French mother sauce--now gluten-free.  The secret?  Our Glace de Viande Gold and a little rice flour.  The deep flavor of this velvety sauce is delicious on its own--or with splash of Madeira or Port, a handful of sautéed mushrooms, or a sprinkling of chopped fresh herbs.
A hearty serving of tender beef and vegetables flavored with smoky Hungarian paprika and caraway seeds and garnished with rich sour cream.
A quick, stick-to-your-ribs dinner--hearty beef gravy with chunks of ground beef and onions.  Serve it over mashed potatoes or wide egg noodles.  Bet they'll all ask for seconds.
Known as youvarelakia in Greece, these tender meatballs flavored with mint, parsley, cinnamon, and garlic are classic comfort food.  They're eaten on their own, with a savory sauce, or, as they are here, in a delicious, brothy soup.
A well loved Louisiana brunch dish, Grillades are a classic braise of tender beef with plenty of seasoning, tomatoes, garlic, and the "holy trinity" of Cajun and Creole cuisine: a base of sautéed onion, green pepper, and celery.  Serve Grillades over our Simple Grits or Creamy Cheddar Grits for a delicious brunch or supper.
This colorful and tasty recipe is easy to put together--marinate the steaks, cook the onions and peppers, grill the steaks, and serve!  The garnish of crumbled blue or feta cheese and chopped fresh herbs makes the dish!
If you've only ever had baked beans from the can, your'e in for a treat: tender beans slowly simmered in our Glace de Viande with savory chunks of bacon and a simple homemade barbecue sauce stirred into the mix. It's a natural with burgers, sausages, chicken, or ribs just off the grill. 
Tender chunks of beef and mushrooms braised in a savory mixture of stout and our brown stock, then topped with a layer of golden potatoes--a hearty one-pot meal inspired by traditional Irish cooking. Serve it by the fire with a mug of Guinness.
Great for a crowd--Italian sausage meatballs surrounded by chunky vegetables, pasta, and greens in a savory broth.  Serve it with a warm loaf of Italian bread.
A fiery combination of island spices and pepper-fueled heat, this barbecue sauce will transport you to the Caribbean.  It's perfect to brush on chicken or pork like they do in Jamaica, but it's also great on beef and lamb.
Now this is how to cook carrots: follow Julia Child's lead and simmer them slowly in a sweet-savory mixture of brown stock (our Glace de Viande), butter, and a little sugar.  The liquid is cooked down to a deeply flavored, shiny glaze that coats the tender carrots.  They're the perfect complement to a holiday roast, although you may be tempted to just eat a plate of them with no accompaniment at all.  Julia would probably approve.
We've adapted this recipe for tomato sauce from Julia Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking.  We don't know if the French have been making tomato sauce as long as the Italians, but this sauce is one of the five traditional French "mother sauces," which are all delicious on their own or as bases for variations made with added ingredients.  This sauce is rich in savory flavor from gently cooked vegetables and ham and the addition of our hearty brown stock.  Enjoy it over pasta or in any dish that calls for a good tomato sauce.
Smoky hot chipotles, sweet maple syrup, and savory roasted peppers team up to make a great barbecue sauce.  Brush some on pork spareribs, steaks, or chicken quarters just before they're done cooking and pass the rest at the table.
A terrific main-dish soup, Italian style--savory meatballs, herbs, tomatoes, and pasta, all in a hearty beef broth.  The perfect meal for a chilly evening!
A simple, warming soup fortified with the meaty flavor of mushrooms.
Just the way you remember, succulent slices of braised beef with tender carrots and potatoes, napped in delicious, savory pan juices.  Pour a rustic red wine and sit down to supper.
This soup will transport you to Asia.  The delicate flavor of soba noodles and the subtle nuttiness of tofu and edemame are surrounded by a light, savory broth and plenty of crisp vegetables.  Serve it garnished with a spicy sauce, lime wedges, a generous sprinkling of cilantro and mint, and a scattering of bean sprouts for a gorgeous and flavorful presentation.
This magical blend of caramelized balsamic vinegar and Glace de Veau Gold makes a contemporary drizzle of sauce that is clean and enticing to the palate.
Fork-tender braised beef with a hearty sauce infused with red wine and French herbs, this one-pot meal also boasts tasty braised veggies and potatoes to serve on the side.
A grand roast perfect for a special occasion or a Sunday supper: succulent, tender beef with the spicy crunch of peppercorns and silky Madeira sauce.  Serve it with mashed potatoes and a bottle of your favorite hearty red wine and wow everyone around your table!
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