Perfecting the Art of Slow-Cooking with a Range Cooker: A Hearty Beef Stew Recipe

Slow-cooking is an art form that has been perfected with the help of range cookers. With precise temperature control and even heating, range cookers have revolutionized the way we cook meals that require a long cooking time, like stews. And with the help of this hearty beef stew recipe, you can take your slow-cooking game to the next level.


  • 2 pounds beef chuck, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 carrots, chopped
  • 4 celery stalks, chopped
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 3 cups beef broth
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 cup frozen peas


  1. Preheat your range cooker to 325°F.

  2. In a large bowl, mix together the flour, salt, and black pepper. Add the beef cubes and toss to coat.

  3. Heat the olive oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add the beef cubes in batches and cook until browned on all sides. Remove the beef and set aside.

  4. In the same Dutch oven, add the onion and garlic and cook until softened. Add the carrots and celery and cook until slightly softened.

  5. Add the red wine and beef broth to the pot and bring to a simmer. Add the bay leaves and thyme sprigs.

  6. Return the beef to the pot and cover with a lid. Place the Dutch oven in the oven and cook for 2-3 hours, or until the beef is tender.

  7. Remove the bay leaves and thyme sprigs. Add the frozen peas to the pot and cook for an additional 10 minutes.

  8. Serve the beef stew hot with crusty bread or over mashed potatoes.

Using a range cooker to make this slow-cooked beef stew recipe allows for consistent and even cooking throughout the process, making the meat tender and flavorful. Additionally, with a range cooker, you can easily adjust the temperature as needed, ensuring the perfect cooking environment for your beef stew.

This hearty beef stew recipe is perfect for any occasion, whether it's a cozy dinner for two or a family gathering. Impress your loved ones with this delicious and comforting meal that is sure to warm their hearts and fill their stomachs. With a little help from your range cooker, perfecting the art of slow-cooking has never been easier.