Why is stew often tough and flavorless? We explore how to buy the right cut of meat, how to sear it for flavor, and how to cook it until tender.
We’ll show you how to create a tender, rich, velvety stew with perfectly cooked vegetables. We also recommend the best pot in which to brown and stew that meat.
Choose chuck, use a combination of broth and wine, and thicken at the beginning for a simple but intensely flavored stew.
Why is it important to brown meat and what’s the best way to do it?
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