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stew

verb

stew

1. n. a drinking bout. These frequent stews must stop. You will ruin your health.
2. n. a drunkard. There are three stews sleeping in the alley.
3. Go to stewed (up).
4. n. a stewardess or steward on an airplane. (Although officially replaced by flight attendat, this term and steward(ess) are still in use.) My sister is a stew for a major airline.
5. in. to fret. I spent most of last night stewing about my job.
6. n. a fretful state. Don’t work yourself into a stew.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Serves: 6 Time to prepare: 20 minutes Time to cook: 2 1/2 -3 hours Oven temperature: Gas mark 3, 170degC, 325degF You will need: 900g (2lb) lean braising or stewing steak, cut into 5cm (2inch) pieces salt and pepper 30ml (2tbsp) dried mixed herbs 25g (1oz) plain flour 15-30ml (1-2tbsp) sunflower oil 675g (1 1/2 lb) shallots, peeled and left whole 2 large red peppers, cored, deseeded and cut into large chunks 1 bottle good red wine 300ml ( 1/2 pint) good, hot beef stock 2 bay leaves To garnish: small sprig fresh thyme Method: 1.
At the moment he is stewing. I don't have a problem with that because I made the right decision.
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Lightly flour beef, heat oil in large heavy stewing pan or casserole dish.