My experience in cooking beef stew is that while hearty, it's often bland. My latest idea to try and remedy this is to add a can of mushroom gravy to the mix in the slow cooker. Would this work or would it create a weird consistency?
Browned beef simmers with potatoes, carrots, onions, and thyme in this rich, heartwarming stew.
How to Make Easy Beef Stew
Beef stew may be easy to make, but having it come out flavorful is a whole other story. Lisa Lavery of the CHOW Test Kitchen shows you how to build the flavor as you cook in this episode of The Easiest Way, using our Easy Beef Stew recipe as a guide.
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