Slow-Cooker Beef Stroganoff
Appears in Cook's Country October/November 2008
Slow-cooker stroganoff recipes promise to transform a cheap, tough cut into something special, but they forget about the sauce, which ends up watery and bland.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
Instead of browning two or three batches of meat, we created fond (brown stock) quickly by turning to caramelized onions and tomato paste—the bits left behind were used as the base for the sauce in our Slow-Cooker Beef Stroganoff recipe.To ...