Boeuf à la Bourguignonne (Burgundian Beef Stew)

Boeuf à la Bourguignonne (Burgundian Beef Stew)

The secret to this classic Burgundian stew—that distinctive, almost velvety sauce—is not in the prestige of the cut of beef or the bottle of wine, it's all in the cooking: marinated overnight and then simmered long and gently. See the recipe for Boeuf à la Bourguignonne (Burgundian Beef Stew) »Christopher Hirsheimer

The secret to this classic Burgundian stew—that distinctive, almost velvety sauce—is not in the prestige of the cut of beef or the bottle of wine, it's all in the cooking: marinated overnight and then simmered long and gently. Thus does a potful of commonplace ingredients turn into what Julia Child once called "the best beef stew known to man".