Beef Stroganoff My Way

Beef Stroganoff

Beef stroganoff has been a staple in most households since the 1950’s.  While the original Russian dish from the 1860’s consisted merely of cubed beef that had been floured and seared with a sauce of beef stock, prepared mustard and sometimes sourcream, it somehow morphed into ground beef, onions, canned mushrooms (even cream of mushroom soup), stock and sour cream.  The original recipe didn’t exactly tantalize my taste buds and the later incarnations certainly don’t.  The recipe just didn’t inspire me, so as an adult I never prepared it. That was until my wife and I were out with some friends at a restaurant a … Continue reading