A complimentary beer biscuit recipe follows this one. We make them the same day.
2 - 2 1/2 Lbs. of 1-inch stew meat, floured and browned in oil
1 package of stew seasoning mix
15 & 1/4-oz. can of diced tomatoes with basil, oregano, and garlic in it
1 1/2 cup of small peeled carrots, cut into 3 pieces (or you can add a bag of washed/peeled baby carrots from the produce section of the grocery store)
1 cup of celery cut into 1/2-inch pieces
3/4 cup chopped parsley
3 Tablespoons Minute Tapioca
2 slices of bread, torn into cubes (used as thickener)
1 - 1 1/2 cans beer, depending upon the size of your particular slow cooker
Mix ingredients in a slow cooker, cook on high 6 - 7 hours, stirring every hour
OPTION: You can cook this inside a regular over at 300* for 5 - 6 hours, stirring it occasionally.[b]OPTIONAL BEER BISCUITS
For every cup of Bisquick you use, add 1 teaspoon of sugar.
Mix with beer, to the right consistency, fold it in roughly 30 times on a bread board.
Roll dough 1 1/2" - 2" thick on a floured board. Cut into circles with a glass' top or a biscuit-cutter.
Raise on a baking sheet for 10 - 15 minutes.
Bake at 450* for approximately 10 - 12 minutes.
This makes a great meal for winter and for a hungry family. The beer biscuits compliment this meal.