Stewing is the process of low-cooking proteins, vegetables, and/or other solids in liquid with the objective of flavorful solids; stew is the result.

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Is there a difference between Stew and Casserole?

Is there a proper distinction between a slow cooked meat dish labelled a casserole and one labelled stew? And if there is a traditional distinction would it be fair to say that the distinction is no ...
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What cut of goat is appropriate for stews?

What cut of goat is appropriate for stews? My options are: leg, rack, shank, short loin and shoulder. Please rank them if you can. In the past, I've used neck pieces and the bones seemed to be an ...
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What are some alternative wines for Boeuf Bourguignon?

Traditionally a Burgundy wine is used for Beef Bourguignon. What are alternative replacements for this dish?
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How can I remove excess fat from stews or soups without refrigerating?

I've read that adding cork (from wine bottles) absorbs the fat. I'm not sure if this works or not. Are there any other ways to remove excess fat without standing there and spooning out or ...