Beef Barley Soup with Mushrooms and Thyme
Contrary to modern kitchen wisdom, it takes a lot of browned beef and a few small bones to make good soup broth.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
For our beef soup recipe, could we make a flavorful from-scratch broth without slaving over a stove all day after bringing home a carload of beef? We could—using a full 6 pounds of beef shank (yes, you really do need this much) or a combina...