Braising: to slightly sear ingredients then cook them at a lower temperature in liquid (typically stock or sauce)
Our Five Favorite Braising Recipes
Braising involves browning the surface of ingredients to help seal in and intensify flavors and texture, then allowing food to tenderize slowly while absorbing additional aromas from the cooking liquid.
Our Five Favorite Pans for Braising
For braising, look for large covered casseroles that can easily be used on the stovetop to sear and to hold your cooking liquid or sauce. Due to the sometimes lengthy process of braising, look for covered pans that will help keep moisture from evaporating.
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