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    The Best Beef Stew

    22 reviews

    Our stew has tons of flavor thanks to the herbs, red wine and balsamic vinegar. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

    Slow-Cooked Thai Drunken Noodles

    1 review

    I really love pad kee mao and was inspired to try my recipe in the slow cooker on a really...


    Weekday Chicken Cacciatore

    6 reviews

    Chicken cooked “cacciatore” means a dish prepared “hunter-style” with tomatoes, mushrooms, onions and seasonings. We add a touch of white...


    Slow-Cooker Meatball Stew

    3 reviews

    This recipe was a lifesaver when I worked full time and needed a dinner that we all would enjoy when...


    Hungarian Treasure (Szekely Gulyas)

    4 reviews

    This combination of pork, sauerkraut, sour cream and paprika is heavenly served on buttery egg noodles with or without poppy...

    Beef Stew Skillet Pie

    1 review

    Puff pastry makes a pretty topping for this homey skillet potpie. —Josh Rink, Milwaukee, Wisconsin


    Pressure-Cooker Lentil Stew

    This tasty vegetarian stew lets you take a break from meat. Adding the cream at the end gives it a...

    Pressure-Cooker Fish Stew

    I love fish and chowder, so this stew is a favorite of mine. It's made without cream or whole milk...


    Pressure-Cooker Beefy Cabbage Bean Stew

    1 review

    While we were on a small-group quilting retreat, one of my friends made this wonderful recipe for dinner. We all...


    Pressure Cooker Beef Daube Provencal

    3 reviews

    My dish is perfect on chilly nights, especially after we have been out chopping wood. The melt-in-your-mouth goodness makes it...


    Pressure-Cooker Beef and Beans

    This deliciously spicy steak and beans over rice will have friends asking for more. It's a favorite in my recipe...

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    Pressure-Cooker Spicy Beef Vegetable Stew

    5 reviews

    This zesty ground beef and vegetable soup is flavorful and comes together so quickly. It makes a complete meal when...


    Pressure Cooker Burgundy Beef

    2 reviews

    When my adult children come for dinner, this is the recipe I turn to first. They all just love it!...


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    Pressure-Cooker Spring-Thyme Chicken Stew

    1 review

    During a long winter (and spring), we were in need of something warm, comforting and bright. This stew always reminds...


    Pressure Cooker Chicken with Raisins and Capers

    Capers, golden raisins and fresh basil give this dish a sweetly savory flavor. And what's even better than that? The...


    Pressure-Cooker General Tso’s Stew

    2 reviews

    I love Asian food and wanted a chili-style soup with flavors of General Tso. You can use any meat you...

    Pressure-Cooker Country Captain Chicken

    1 review

    Whether it was brought by a British sailor or not, the recipe for Country Captain Chicken has been around Georgia...


    Pressure Cooker Indian-Style Chicken and Vegetables

    2 reviews

    This easy Indian-influenced dish is one just about everyone will love. Feel free to add more or less tikka masala...


    Pressure-Cooker Cajun-Style Beans and Sausage

    3 reviews

    Beans and rice make the perfect meal because they're well-balanced, an excellent source of protein, and easy to prepare. Sausage...


    Green Chile Posole

    1 review

    This recipe combines parts of my nanny's and my mother's recipes that were taught to me when I was young....


    Spinach and Shrimp Fra Diavolo

    5 reviews

    This quick shrimp fra diavolo is spicy, garlicky, saucy and loaded with delicious shrimp. Plus, with the addition of spinach,...


    Ginger Chicken and Quinoa Stew

    1 review

    This Asian-inspired one-pot chicken dinner is healthy and tasty. You can serve it hot, cold or at room temperature. —Doris...


    Pressure Cooker Pork Chili Verde

    2 reviews

    Pork slowly stews with jalapenos, onion, green enchilada sauce and spices in this flavor-packed Mexican dish. It is fantastic on...


    Easy Moroccan Chickpea Stew

    4 reviews

    When I'm invited to a potluck, I easily double or triple this healthy vegetarian recipe to treat the crowd to...

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    General Tso’s Stew

    9 reviews

    I love Asian food and wanted a chili-like soup with the distinctive flavors of General Tso’s chicken. The slow cooker...


    Easy Slow-Cooker Chicken Ropa Vieja

    4 reviews

    When discussing various methods of cooking ropas, a friend of mine told me her sister adds apple juice. I thought...


    Slow-Cooker Chickpea Tagine

    2 reviews

    While traveling through Morocco, my wife and I fell in love with the complex flavors of the many tagines we...


    Ground Beef Veggie Stew

    5 reviews

    This is a wonderful, hearty stew to help use up all the late-summer veggies in your garden. I like that...


    Beef Daube Provencal

    1 review

    This dish is perfect on cold winter days, especially after we have been out cutting wood or white-tail hunting. If...


    Ancient Grain Beef Stew

    1 review

    My version of beef stew is comfort food with a healthy twist. I use lentils and red quinoa rather than...