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Really good, wish the sauce was a little thinker but honestly it is really tasty and sweet without the taste of sugar. Great over mashed potatoes and I add some mushrooms to the sauce. Awesome!

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moe13a April 18, 2010

Excellent stew, perfect for a cold weekend night! I followed the recipe exactly, and my husband and I were very pleased. Excellent with a crusty bread to mop up the sauce.

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Eraine February 28, 2010

Wow! This was delicious! I tried this bcz I have a new bottle of hoisin. I only had 2.72 lbs meat and didn't have the tomatoes. It simmered down to very little sauce, but it was thick, just perfect. I would possibly double it next time and add another cup of wine. Mmmmm. Thanks for posting.

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WI Cheesehead February 12, 2010

What a great stew! The hoisin sauce added an outstanding flavor. I threw about three times as many fresh herbs in, only cause I had to use em up and used the whole bottle of wine, and added beef broth to give time for the wine alcohol to cook off. Soooooo extremely good, especially with the cold weather we were having. Thanks very much!!!

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Ian Magary January 30, 2010

Wanted to add one more thing for the game lovers out there: We tried this with venison and it was just as amazing as with beef.

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SheCooksToConquer January 23, 2010

Made this tonight since I was off and had extra time for a yummy meal on a cold night. It was FANTASTIC ! I followed the recipe almost exactly -but used a 3lb chuch roast that I cut up in pieces. Also used a port red wine ( on sale ) and added sliced mushrooms when I added the carrots. The sauce was absolutely delish !!! I will make this again and again. Served over egg noodles with a little butter... PERFECT 10 !

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MELYLICIOUS January 18, 2010

This recipe is undoubtedly delicious, but the meat was a little tough when I served it. I tried Polar Bear's suggestion of stewing for an hour at step 8, perhaps this was the cause? Or maybe it was just poor quality meat. I'd love to hear if anyone has any suggestions, I'm not the most skilled cook you've ever met. Update: This time I halved the hoisin sauce and I barely browned the meat, letting the majority of the cooking happen in the simmering process. And presto, fantastico - total success. Enno would be happy to eat this every night.

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Kristina+Enno January 12, 2010

This was a big hit at family night tonight! I used half the amount of hoison sauce called for since that was all I had, I used cooking spray rather than oil to brown the meat, and I added 6 cloves of garlic (for a double recipe). It was great!

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Deb in TX January 07, 2010

Quite delicious, and faster than I thought. I really wanted some potatoes in there, so next time I will try that. It is now on our monthly rotation!

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mksmith January 04, 2010

We have added this recipe to our monthly grocery list for the past 4 months. It has a rich and sweet flavor. We use a syrah wine and add an extra splash after is done cooking to give it a fresh wine flavor. Once we used frozen carrots and we lost some of the sweetness.

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Sweeteacakes December 23, 2009
Mahogany Beef Stew