Sweet 'n' Sour Stew
2 pounds beef chuck, cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 (1 pound) can tomatoes
2 medium onions, sliced
1 teaspoon celery salt
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/3 cup vinegar
1/3 cup Grandma's Molasses (unsulphured)
1 cup water
3 large or 4 medium carrots, pared and cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 teaspoon ginger
Coat beef with the flour. Brown in oil in heavy saucepan; add tomatoes, onions, celery salt, salt and pepper.
Mix vinegar, molasses and water; add to meat. Cover and simmer until meat is almost tender, about 2 hours.
Add carrots, raisins and ginger. Cook until carrots and meat are tender, 30 to 40 minutes.
Serve over hot cooked rice.
Yields 6 servings.