The Rival Crock-Pot / slow cooker crock pot beef bourguignon has been one of the most important cooking tools for busy families since its introduction in 1971. Slow cooking is a great way to provide delicious home cooked meals for people and families on the go and produces flavorful meals time after time.
Fume Blanc ~ Just another name for Sauvignon Blanc, this crisp and refreshing wine has intense fruit that makes your mouth water. Pair this chilled with your first course, favorite seafood dish or anything spicy.
Very carefully, add the Cognac to the pan and ignite with flame (either the flames from a gas stove or with a long lighter.) Stand back while the Cognac flames then subsides as the alcohol is burned off.
Before I jump into the good stuff, I'd like to send a shout out to Jess Williamson from Butter with a Side of Bread. I used her awesome Best CrockPot beef stew Recipe as a framework for building mine. Thank you!
Hot fat is a liquid, therefore it conducts heat better than the metal of the cooking pot. Salt helps to draw the moisture out too, so add a little to the fat. Also, add a little water. This might sound counterproductive but when you add water to the slow cooker beef bourguignon hot pan it will steam and this adds even more heat to the mixture. This energy goes into the onions and helps to get the moisture out of them. Keep stirring all the time. If anything starts to stick to the pan, it is time to turn the heat down a little.
Bends: Anywhere that the river slows is worth a try. A bend will naturally slow the current and here the fish will find food. Bait a slow run on a bend beef bourguignon slow cooker you'll get fish coming onto your baited area.
Put a liner in the slow cooker. Saute meat in a nonstick or cast iron skillet until it turns brown. Transfer meat to slow cooker and add remaining ingredients. Mix well with a rubber scraper. Put on the lid, set the dial on low, and cook for 6 hours. Top with shredded Mexican cheese and fat -ree sour cream. Makes 8 generous servings.