Red Wine Sauce
SERVES12 to 16 (Makes about 2 cups)
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
Browning beef stew meat added savory, beefy depth. A shallot and a bit of sugar balanced some of the tannins from a hefty amount of earthy red wine. Whisking in cornstarch and extra butter to finish gave the sauce an unctuous, velvety textu...