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Let’s Make A Little Beef Stew

Stews used to be relegated to winter cooking, but with the crock pot, I realized that a good stew is all-season comfort food. Stews are a great lunch as well as supper, too. Put on a batch of rice in the rice cooker and voila, excellent satisfying meal in the making. Slow moist heat is what the slow cooker specializes in, so stews are one of the premium dishes to make in them. Most novices go for a chili (bean stew) or meat stew first.

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Julia Child’s Lamb Navarin for the Slow Cooker

Braised young lamb is the basis for this very classic French ragoût with spring vegetables, known as a la printaniere, made in the slow cooker.

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