Beef Daube Provecal - This is in the crock pot now and making the entire house smell wonderful! No wonder it is the #1 recipe from this month's Cooking Light with the 25 favorites...perfect for a cool, rainy fall day!
A classic Provençal beef daube, or slow-baked stew, is made with quantities of red wine, like the recipes that Julia Child often made in her house in Provence, La Pitchoune. Patricia Wells, a former New York Times food writer in Paris, also lives part-time in the South of France, and she has adapted the daube for white wine, which plays a more subtle part in flavoring the stew. (Photo: France Keyser for The New York Times)
Chuck roast, a tough cut of meat, grows tender in the slow cooker. Serve this rustic stew with crusty bread and red wine—perhaps a Côtes du Rhône or Chateauneuf-du-Pâpe from southern France. View Recipe: Provençal Beef Stew