beef bourguignon

noun

variants or less commonly beef burgundy or beef Bourguignon or beef Burgundy
: a dish consisting of beef cooked in red wine and especially Burgundy typically with onions and often mushrooms : boeuf bourguignon

Examples of beef bourguignon in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Or cook up a batch of your best beef bourguignon at home, then freeze it. Cindy Dampier, Charlotte Observer, 31 Jan. 2024 While France is known for their delicious, notoriously technical dishes like coq au vin and beef bourguignon, Italy undeniably dominates the pasta scene. Sophia Beams, Better Homes & Gardens, 8 Sep. 2023 These hearty bowls come in two flavors – beef bourguignon and shiitake bacon stir fry – both packed with protein to help support strong muscles. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 22 July 2023 If The Bear is a hearty beef bourguignon—complex, with many different notes and dark tensions roiling underneath—the movie is more of a trifle, ethereal and fruity, but not without layers and meaningful sentiments of its own. Chloe Schama, Vogue, 10 July 2023 This light and refreshing dessert makes a perfect counterbalance to heavy fall and winter stews such as beef bourguignon or coq au vin featuring meat braised in wine. Paul Stephen, San Antonio Express-News, 8 Dec. 2021 On the weekends my dad would experiment and make things that took longer like beef bourguignon or beef stew, homemade pesto pizza, chili, or cheese souffle. Bon Appétit Contributor, Bon Appétit, 12 Jan. 2023 On the menu, guests enjoyed a shrimp cocktail parfait followed by beef bourguignon, a main course that would put a smile on Julia Child’s face. Eliseé Browchuk, Vogue, 17 Nov. 2022 The Adrienne’s chef, Tadek Zwan, prepared Burgundian specialties like beef bourguignon and coq au vin — chicken cooked in wine sauce. Dan Fellner, The Arizona Republic, 4 Aug. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1899, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of beef bourguignon was in 1899

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“Beef bourguignon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beef%20bourguignon. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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