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Re: Gourmet Beef Casserole - with photo
« Reply #135 on: January 05, 2013, 11:28:10 am »
Do you want to make this into a pie... Or just as it is?  I've only made it "as is" and its great!!

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Re: Gourmet Beef Casserole - with photo
« Reply #136 on: January 05, 2013, 11:52:10 am »
I would use bought flaky pastry sheet for the top (and probably the bottom too) ajf but you could make a batch of shortcrust pastry easily enough with the recipe in the EDC and that would suffice.
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Re: Gourmet Beef Casserole - with photo
« Reply #137 on: January 06, 2013, 05:24:26 am »
I would use bought flaky pastry sheet for the top (and probably the bottom too) ajf but you could make a batch of shortcrust pastry easily enough with the recipe in the EDC and that would suffice.

Thanks so much!

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Re: Gourmet Beef Casserole - with photo
« Reply #138 on: January 06, 2013, 08:29:50 am »
I use Maggie Beers sour cream pastry for pies and everyone loves it  :)

250g Plain Flour
200g chilled unsalted Butter
125 g sour cream

Put the flour and butter into TMX and process for 5-7 seconds Speed 6 until it looks crumbly.
Add sour cream and process again for 6 seconds speed 6 until it comes together. A couple of extra seconds if necessary.
Put onto silicon mat or a board and form into a ball and refrigerate until ready to use. At least 20 minutes.

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Re: Gourmet Beef Casserole - with photo
« Reply #139 on: January 06, 2013, 08:55:49 am »
Think when I make this I will marinade over night and cook in slow cooker. Has anyone done that?
It will fit Round work and be great for a Friday night supper.

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Re: Gourmet Beef Casserole - with photo
« Reply #140 on: January 06, 2013, 09:02:49 am »
I haven't done it with this recipe DJ but have done it with a beef and guiness stew which I cooked in the slow cooker and it was lovely.
The flavours were lovely after marinating overnight.
When I made the gourmet beef casserole I didn't marinate it overnight but it was still very nice  :)

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Re: Gourmet Beef Casserole - with photo
« Reply #141 on: January 06, 2013, 10:13:18 am »
Think when I make this I will marinade over night and cook in slow cooker. Has anyone done that?
It will fit Round work and be great for a Friday night supper.
I have DJ but suggest you cook off the onion and garlic first then marinade it.
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Re: Gourmet Beef Casserole - with photo
« Reply #142 on: January 06, 2013, 10:17:12 am »
That's what I did with my beef and guiness casserole CC as the raw flavour is too strong.
Thanks for mentioning that tip  :)

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Re: Gourmet Beef Casserole - with photo
« Reply #143 on: January 29, 2013, 10:41:21 am »
Made this tonight it is divine!!!! So flavourful!

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Re: Gourmet Beef Casserole - with photo
« Reply #144 on: April 09, 2013, 02:34:47 am »
Casserole season approaching! ;D   Bumping this wonderful classic for all the newbies . .!! ;D

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Re: Gourmet Beef Casserole - with photo
« Reply #145 on: April 09, 2013, 05:56:04 am »
Casserole season approaching! ;D   Bumping this wonderful classic for all the newbies . .!! ;D

I do so wish for it to cool down. I had fun cooking and making soup and a couple of casseroles on the few cool days we had. 38 degrees yesterday.

By the way the casserole is lovely. ;)
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« Reply #146 on: April 09, 2013, 06:03:57 am »
38c Cookie!!??!! Hasn't anyone told your weatherman it's almost mid April??!!  I do hope he reads this and presses all the appropriate buttons to bring you some relief!!! :) (in the meantime , it's cold cuts and salads for you!! ;) )

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« Reply #147 on: April 09, 2013, 06:06:32 am »
Yes GF I think he needs a new dartboard. They are calling it an Indian Summer, not sure why as summer never really left.
It has been 33, 34 most other days. A real pain in the ar................m.
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Re: Gourmet Beef Casserole - with photo
« Reply #148 on: May 25, 2013, 10:38:54 pm »
This is on the menu for this week - beef for everyone else . . a chicken version for me  -  ;D
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Re: Gourmet Beef Casserole - with photo
« Reply #149 on: July 10, 2013, 02:06:56 pm »
This is absolutely delicious.  My kids looked like they wanted to lick their plates when I cooked it.  I had to show them how to mop up the juices with bread.  I made it with lamb, only because that is what DH bought and only marinated for 1 hour as per the recipe.

Tonight I made some of the left over into pies with Maggie Beers sour cream pastry.  Thanks for Mama Fergie for posting that recipe. 

I use Maggie Beers sour cream pastry for pies and everyone loves it  :)

250g Plain Flour
200g chilled unsalted Butter
125 g sour cream

Put the flour and butter into TMX and process for 5-7 seconds Speed 6 until it looks crumbly.
Add sour cream and process again for 6 seconds speed 6 until it comes together. A couple of extra seconds if necessary.
Put onto silicon mat or a board and form into a ball and refrigerate until ready to use. At least 20 minutes.


I looked up Maggie Beer pie recipes using that pastry to get a cooking time, as I have not made many pies.  I cooked it on 220 degrees for 20 minutes and then turned down to 180 degrees for 5-10 mins  until golden brown.  No need to precook, just put cold filling into cold pastry and put back in fridge for 20 mins before cooking. Yum, sorry no photo.