I'm doing beef stew in the crock pot and read varying recipes about searing or not. My instinct says to sear the meat before putting in the crock, but if it's really not necessary I won't do it. Thoughts?
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Browned beef simmers with potatoes, carrots, onions, and thyme in this rich, heartwarming stew.
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