Crouton’s Chili con Carne

Over the years I’ve tried chili recipe after chili recipe. This is the one I finally settled on.


olive oil 1 large yellow onion, chopped 4 or 5 cloves garlic, chopped 1 lb chuck roast or top round steak flour, salt, pepper 1 small can tomato paste chili powder cumin 2 […]


Crouton’s Easy Beef Stew

This is a simple one-dish stew you can prepare in the afternoon and serve for supper. Ingredients

1 lb chuck roast, cubed flour salt pepper olive oil 1 onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, sliced 3 cans beef stock 1 can beer peppercorns bay leaf 2 stalks celery, chopped 6 small red potatoes, halved (skin on) […]