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Crock pot use

Our question is when using a crock pot, are you suppose to keep opening
the top to stir or leave the product alone?
We are doing a beef stew and my wife takes the top off every 20 minutes or so to stir, I tell her that this is letting the heat and flavor out.
What is the correct way of using a crock pot?

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You should keep the lid on as much as possible. You are correct; once you open the lid, the liquid inside can quickly lose temperature at a rate of 10-15 degrees per minute.

Additionally, taking the top off allows steam to escape, which reduces the point of cooking in a slow cooker (cooking in a relatively closed system, with the steam condensing back to water and flowing back into the broth).

It's not doing a whole lot to the flavor (aside from causing the stew to thicken with the loss of water), but it is definitely causing the cooking to take longer than it should.

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