Winter Braising

Winter Braising(cont.)

Our how-to shows you how to make a meat and vegetable braise. Below are some building blocks for basic braises, and then some ways to customize a braise.
  • MEATS

    • Shank, butt, or shoulder
    • Short ribs
    • Brisket
    • Chicken with bones
    • Ribs
  • VEGETABLES AND LEGUMES

    • Root vegetables
    • Winter greens
    • Winter squash
    • Beans
    • Cabbage
    • Potatoes
  • LIQUIDS

    • Water
    • Broth or stock

EXTRA CREDIT:

Ingredients you might not have thought of
• Flavoring sauces like barbecue sauce, miso, or curry paste
• Lemon juice or vinegar for an acidic kick
• Brown sugar or honey to add sweetness
• Sour cream or yogurt for creaminess
• Bacon or sausage
• Pickled vegetables, e.g., sauerkraut or Pickled Jalapeños
• Seaweed
• Dried mushrooms
• Canned tomato products
• Grains
• Anchovies or dried fish products like dried shrimp or salt cod
• Wine
• Coconut milk