Originally Posted by KAYLINDA
Not butter beans...I used Great Northern! I agree with jennyema too...did my stew this week for the first time in the oven....liked it better than stovetop! Haven't tried chili that way.....did you start with raw meat jennyema?
I browned the meat on the stove first, then put in the oven.
Most of the time I start whatever it is on the stove, browning meat, sweating veggies, etc. I get it up to a simmer on the stove, then put into the oven.