Share: Stew To cover food with liquid and slowly cook over low heat in a tightly covered pot. This cooking method tenderizes tough cuts of meat and allows flavors to blend. Featured Recipes Hearty Sausage Stew My daughters shared this recipe with me, and I've since shared it with many others. It fits the bill for economy of time and money. Plus, it tastes great! —Nellie Lamb, Muskogee, Oklahoma Homemade Lentil Barley Stew “Green chilies and fresh ginger add zip to this thick meatless stew. It can be served as is or with a tablespoon of sour cream on top,” suggests Erin Monroe from Oviedo, Florida. Garlic Mushroom French Beef Stew Special and sensational are words that come to mind to describe this stew. One bite and you'll know why. It makes a lot, but can easily be halved.—John Maxson, Mason City, Illinois Related Tips Jelly Roll A dessert made by spreading a filling of jelly, cream or whipped cream over a sponge cake baked… Stuff To fill a cavity in fish, poultry or pork chops with a bread or rice, vegetable, fruit or nut… Snip To cut herbs into small pieces using a kitchen shears.