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Cooking stews for 6 - 8 + people?

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fairisleknitter Wed 16-Oct-13 13:57:36

Even Jules' stew would benefit from a yorkshire imho!

I'd save the money on the casserole and do extra potatoes (roast potatoes maybe?) and some other green veg on the side.

Then look for sales bargains.

(By the way I hate using my big cast iron pot as it is unwieldy when full!)

HepzibahFlurge Wed 16-Oct-13 13:57:04

Bhs do on that goes on the hob and in the oven
Lots of different colours

QuintessentialShadows Wed 16-Oct-13 13:27:37

I can get away with using my current casserole if I do potatoes as side dish rather than part of the stew.

But my favourite stew is Jules favourite stew, and everything should be bunged in! Aside from bread.

fairisleknitter Wed 16-Oct-13 13:05:51

Can you get away with using your biggest current casserole and also do side dishes?
So a dish of green beans to serve separately. I often serve Yorkshire Puddings alongside. (Don't flame me traditionalists and my mil!)

BlueChampagne Wed 16-Oct-13 12:52:27

Slow cooker?
Le Creuset currently 20% off Debenhams online.

QuintessentialShadows Wed 16-Oct-13 10:51:35

Thank you! I did not even think about Lakeland!

wheredidiputit Wed 16-Oct-13 09:51:01

My mum had one like this one when we were growing up.

QuintessentialShadows Wed 16-Oct-13 08:49:17

Can somebody please recommend a casserole that does not cost £160 like the gorgeous Le Creuset I have seen.

I cant spend that much on a pot. hmm But I love cooking good hearty stews when we have guests!

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