I dragged the little-used crock pot out from the back of the cupboard. I'm making beef stew tomorrow I leave at 7:00am, get home 5:30-ish.
I'll put it on low (it's the kind that simply has high and low setting) and let it cook 9 hrs, 10.5 hrs.
1. If the veggies go in with the meat at 7am, will they be mush?
2. If ds dumps the raw veggies in at 4pm when he gets home from school will they be cooked by 5:30?
3. Any reason not to use wine in a slow cooker? My recipe includes a cup of wine.
4. I'll brown the meat tonight. Anything wrong with that?
What do ya think? I'm back at work after a 15 year long break and I need to figure out how to make the occasional 'home made' dinner that doesn't include anything from the freezer section at the grocery store.