Braising steak

The best cuts of meat for braising

While other foods may be more popular, braising short ribs is perhaps the best example of how the technique can turn a tough cut of meat into something magical. The transcendent nature of a braised short rib has been embraced by celebrity chefs around the world, including Top Chef judge Tom Colicchio. Unexpectedly, beef short […]

Braising steak

Easy Braising Recipes – The New York Times

Braising is transformative. For generations, cooks of all cultures have turned to this technique to create scrumptious comfort food from the toughest meats, greens and beans. The beauty is not only in what it can create, but also in what it gives you: in most of the recipes below, most of the cooking time is […]

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Cooking with Dianne: Prepare a delicious beef brisket by braising it long and slow | Progress News

I thought I didn’t like beef brisket. Everything I had eaten in the past was chewy and a bit dry – more like beef jerky than a tasty roast. We recently bought a new freezer. The old one, a breast model, was almost 40 years old, so it was about time. Part of the reason […]

Braising steak

Braising turns tougher cuts of meat into a savory, velvety delight.

MM Cloutier Here, in the almost perpetual land of summer dresses and outdoor activities, light and refreshing dishes reign supreme, don’t they? Think of salads, ceviches and grilled fish. Beef stews and the like are meant for those gathered this winter around the fireplaces as the freezing wind howls outside. So why do simmered cuts […]

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Now we know … the difference between braising and simmering

Over the seasons, our appetites also change. We are looking for comfort food that is slow cooked and full of flavor. It’s the season of one-pot wonders, and I say bring it on. There are a variety of methods one can rely on when it comes to slow cooking, and as a wise cook might […]

Braising steak

For extra flavor, tenderness and ease, try braising

Braising is a professional chef’s best friend. It’s a simple cooking technique that can take a tough cut of meat and make it tender to the ground. It’s delicious. It’s humid. This is delicious. And anyone can do it. Chef Dave Swanson believes in it so much he even named his restaurant after him (in […]