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Very good, the basil blended in very nicely to give the end product a great taste. I did thicken the broth with some cornstarch. I fixed it in the crockpot, 2 hours on high & 6 on low.

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Charlotte J January 05, 2002

Great stew Sharlene! A good recipe that is simple and hearty. We ate it over rice & it was wonderful.

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Elena Bedner February 02, 2002

Yummy! A little salty but good.

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SaraFish April 09, 2002

Very good stew! We used dried rosemary and beef broth. We had our first snowfall of the year here in Wisconsin yesterday-6 or so inches of the wet heavy stuff. It sure was wonderful to come in from shoveling to enjoy a nice hot bowl of stew.

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cgmonster November 14, 2010

Fabulous! I didn't have fresh rosemary so I used a little dried and it still turned out amazing! I also used beef broth instead of water and I like it that way because I think it gives it a little more flavor. Also used a little cornstarch to thicken. Lovely! Will be making again! Thanks so much!

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EricaLeigh777 November 22, 2009

This was perfect on a cold, rainy day. It was quick and easy to put together and tasted delicious!

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RAK #2 October 10, 2009

I was searching for a stew recipe that did not have a tomato base. This was terrific. Instead of water, I used beef broth. I also used fresh rosemary and added fresh mushrooms. My family loved this stew and asked that I make it again soon.

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Mrs. DJ January 09, 2009

This is the perfect beef stew recipe I've been looking for forever! I'm not a huge fan of rosemary but I'm glad I bothered to buy some fresh because the flavour was wonderful in this stew. I was out of celery so omitted it and for some of the water I substituted chicken broth. I also thickened the stew at the end because we like it thick and added a bit of dried thyme. I doubled the recipe to take half to a sick family member and I'm so glad I did. Everyone loved it. Thank you :)

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Cookin-jo October 17, 2008

This is one hell of a meal. It was delicious and my 3 kids even had seconds. I am 46 years and never made beef stew before this recipe. I'm glad I picked this one!!!

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djkruse September 19, 2008

We enjoyed this stew very much. I used venison and did not add any extra salt. The fresh rosemary added a wonderful flavor. Thanks for a great recipe. I'll use this one over and over.

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MarthaRN January 04, 2008
Jo Mama's Beef Stew