Braising is one of those cooking techniques that once you try it, you'll wonder why you haven't attempted it sooner. Basically, braising is cooking low and slow in a minimal amount of liquid. It produces very tender results similar to using a slow cooker, but it doesn't take over six hours to prepare. Tough cuts of meat like pork shoulder, beef chuck and lamb shank benefit from being braised. Chicken and fish, too, can be braised.

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  • Braised Blade Steak With Beer And Root Vegetables

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://thebitehouse.com/2012/10/07/blade-steak-remedy-beer-and-roots-vegetables/">Braised Blade Steak with Beer and Root Vegetables recipe from The Bite House</a></strong>

  • Chicken Normandy With Apples

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://foodrepublik.com/chicken-normandy-chicken-with-apples/">Chicken Normandy with Apples recipe from Food Republik</a></strong>

  • Braised Short Ribs With Honey-Roasted Carrots

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/braised-short-ribs-with-h_n_1059853.html" target="_hplink">Braised Short Ribs with Honey-Roasted Carrots</a> recipe</strong>

  • Slow-Braised Pork Ragu With Roasted Garlic Gnocchi

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://simply-delicious.co.za/2012/06/28/slow-braised-pork-ragu-with-roasted-garlic-gnocchi/">Slow-Braised Pork Ragu with Roasted Garlic Gnocchi recipe from Simply Delicious</a></strong>

  • Braised Brisket With Potatoes And Carrots

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.skinnytaste.com/2012/04/braised-brisket-with-potatoes-and.html#more">Braised Brisket With Potatoes And Carrots recipe from Skinny Taste</a></strong>

  • Braised Chicken In Porcini-Wine Sauce

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://thecozyapron.com/braised-chicken-in-porcini-wine-sauce-to-thine-own-self-be-true/">Braised Chicken In Porcini-Wine Sauce recipe from The Cozy Apron</a></strong>

  • Slow-Braised Cajun Spiced Leg Of Lamb

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://thebitehouse.com/2012/04/21/slow-braised-cajun-spiced-leg-of-lamb/">Slow-Braised Cajun Spiced Leg of Lamb recipe from The Bite House</a></strong>

  • Pappardelle With Braised Beef Ragu

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://jennysteffens.blogspot.com/2010/12/recipes-homemade-pasta-rustic-pasta.html">Pappardelle with Braised Beef Ragu recipe from Everyday Occasions</a></strong>

  • Braised Short Ribs With Daikon And Glass Noodles

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/braised-short-ribs-with-d_n_1058246.html" target="_hplink">Braised Short Ribs with Daikon and Glass Noodles</a> recipe</strong></strong>

  • Beer Beef Stew

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/beer-beef-stew_n_1061291.html" target="_hplink">Beer Beef Stew</a> recipe</strong>

  • Braised Lamb Shanks In Port And Red Wine

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.citrusandcandy.com/2011/11/braised-lamb-shanks-in-port.html">Braised Lamb Shanks in Port and Red Wine recipe from Citrus and Candy</a></strong>

  • Braised Rabbit With Olives And Preserved Lemon

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://georgiapellegrini.com/2010/10/14/recipes/braised-rabbit-with-olives-preserved-lemon/">Braised Rabbit with Olives and Preserved Lemon recipe from Georgia Pellegrini</a></strong>

  • Pot Roast

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/pot_roast/">Pot Roast recipe from Simply Recipes</a></strong>

  • Filipino-style Braised Chicken With Cranberry Adobo Sauce

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://kitchenconfidante.com/simple-sundays-filipino-style-braised-chicken-with-cranberry-adobo-sauce-recipe">Filipino-style Braised Chicken with Cranberry Adobo Sauce recipe from Kitchen Confidante</a></strong>

  • Braised Pork Shoulder With Tomatoes, Cinnamon And Olives Over Polenta

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/braised-pork-shoulder-wit_n_1062590.html" target="_hplink">Braised Pork Shoulder with Tomatoes, Cinnamon and Olives Over Polenta</a> recipe</strong>

  • Braised Pork Belly

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://merci-mama.com/stress-free-pork-belly/">Braised Pork Belly recipe from Merci Mama</a></strong>

  • Pomegranate And Cherry Braised Pork

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.bitchincamero.com/2009/11/pomegranate-cherry-braised-pork/">Pomegranate and Cherry Braised Pork recipe from Bitchin' Camero</a></strong>

  • Crispy Braised Chicken Thighs With Black Bean Tapenade

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/12/15/crispy-braised-chicken-th_n_1151648.html" target="_hplink">Crispy Braised Chicken Thighs with Black Bean Tapenade</a> recipe</strong>

  • Braised Oxtail Ragu

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://mattikaarts.com/blog/meat-recipes/braised-oxtail-ragu/">Braised Oxtail Ragu recipe from WrightFood</a></strong>

  • Lamb Simmered In Chermoula, Honey And Saffron

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/lamb-simmered-in-chermoul_n_1057598.html" target="_hplink">Lamb Simmered in Chermoula, Honey and Saffron</a> recipe</strong>

  • Braised Fish With Tomato And Herbs

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/braised-fish-with-tomato-_n_1057665.html" target="_hplink">Braised Fish with Tomato and Herbs</a> recipe</strong>

  • Braised Short Ribs

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://jessicaburns.com/2011/09/braised-short-ribs/">Braised Short Ribs from Jessica Burns</a></strong>

  • Braised Chicken With Chickpeas And Peppers

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://kitchenconfidante.com/slow-cooked-braised-chicken-with-chickpeas-peppers-recipe">Braised Chicken with Chickpeas and Peppers recipe from Kitchen Confidante</a></strong>

  • Braised Beef Cheeks

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://whatsonmyplate.net/2012/02/12/braised-beef-cheeks/">Braised Beef Cheeks recipe from What's On My Plate</a></strong>

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