What is Braising?

Cooking your ingredient(s) in liquid using low heat for a long period of time.

When braising, you want to be sure that the liquid you are cooking in comes 3/4 of the way up your ingredient.

You can also braise veggies and leaner cuts of meat on the stove top. Just be sure to cover your pot!

Classic Sausage & Peppers

February 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

As a native Long Island Italian girl, sausage & peppers was one of the things I watched my dad drool over as a kid. I never loved cooked peppers as a child, but when I began to cook myself, I created my own recipe and it is hands down, the best sausage and peppers you … Read more

Lemon Chicken

November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Using the BRAISING method, this is the perfect one pot meal. It requires minimal prep and cooks without needing much attention. That means it’s great for a week night or a busy day with your kids. It’s also a meal that can be adjusted to be made in a Crockpot or Instapot. I used to … Read more

Chili braised pork or 5 spice tacos bring different ideas to the table instead of just Mexican.

5 Spice Braised Pork Tacos

October 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Everyone’s familiar with Mexican flavors in tacos, but these 5 spice tacos use braised pork and Asian seasonings to knock it out of the park! I can eat tacos for days, but 5 spice tacos are a welcome change of pace from the traditional Mexican flavors we all love. I like to serve these 5 … Read more

Chili braised pork or 5 spice tacos bring different ideas to the table instead of just Mexican.

Chili Braised Pork Tacos & Salsa

September 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

These chili braised pork tacos are one of my family’s all-time favorite recipes, and one that I’ll often make in my cooking classes as well! Chili braised pork tacos are practically foolproof and very popular – making this the perfect party meal, make-ahead dinner option, or simple Sunday dish. The chili-braised pork tastes better the longer … Read more

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