Grandma’s Portuguese beef stew

Beef stew is definitely a comfort food for the cold days. But who says you can’t enjoy this delicious dish in the middle of summer? Let’s face it, grandma’s recipes are delicious all year round! And this is one of those recipes! Enjoy! Ingredients2 lbs beef stew meat3 tbsp flour2 tbsp vegetable oil1 Bay Leaf1 tbsp fine sea salt 1/2 tsp thyme Leaves1/4 tsp  Black Pepper (ground)14.5 ounces beef broth4 carrots (cut