another experiment today, less life-threatening than yesterday's. bought about 1.25 pounds of Progressive Pastures London broil, a bunch each of organic leeks, organic carrots, and organic broccolini, and a half pound of Kerrygold butter, all at Petaluma Market. cut the beef into big chunks and marinated it for a half hour in equal parts homemade kraut juice and soy sauce. then browned it in the skillet with butter, on all sides; added back the marinade, and topped it off with a bottle of Anchor California Lager. salted and peppered, heated it to boiling, then let it simmer on low for about 2.5 hours. partway into that, I added the chopped-up veggies along with the kraut that got into the mix with the juice.
I also made a loaf of whole wheat bread, my usual ad-hockery with the 6 vital ingredients: water, yeast, flour, salt, oil, and sugar. I first tried some of my xylitol but the yeast didn't seem to act on it, so I added some cane sugar. used butter for the oil. baked for a half hour at 350 Fahrenheit.
the stew smelled horrible for the first hour at least but tasted good. it started smelling better towards the end. all in all, it was a tasty and fairly healthy meal. and I've got leftovers to last me till tomorrow night.
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