I first posted this recipe in the spring of 2010. One of Karista’s Kitchen most popular and requested recipes, and for good reason.
It’s a slow cooked recipe perfect for the Dutch oven or a slow cooker. An incredibly rich and flavorful dish that will have you coming back for seconds. I promise!
Please forgive the photography…. those were my Cannon quick pix days. 🙂
Loads of Love to you all!
Years ago I met a lovely woman named Sianna. An older woman, a wise woman and a woman whose every word I seemed to tuck away in the file drawers of my mind. She was fascinationg. Full of adventurous life stories and snippets of wisdom that I’m sure she felt my ears needed to hear. 🙂
Sianna, originally from Tuscany, sent me the most wonderful book; The Tuscan Year by Elizabeth Romer. Written many years ago by the English Author who spent a year with a Tuscan family. Elizabeth Romer documents each seasons harvest and the foods prepared in the region as well as the everyday life of the small Tuscan village. If you love books about culture and food, this is a fun, and might I say delicious read.
One of the recipes, a Stracotto, is a beef stew made with wine and herbs. It’s braised until the meat falls apart and is almost overcooked, which is what “stracotto”…
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