Moist Heat Cooking Methods
Braising: 10 Great Braised Dishes
Braising is a form of moist-heat cooking that's great for cooking tough cuts of meat and also vegetables. Here are 10 great recipes for braised meat and vegetable dishes.
Video: How to Make Braised Beef Pot Roast
If you've got a tough piece of meat and a whole afternoon, there's no better way to cook than braising. Find out how to braise a succulent, tender pot roast that will be well worth the time.
Moist-Heat Cooking Methods
Moist heat cooking methods include any techniques that involve cooking with moisture -- whether it's steam, water, stock, wine or some other liquid.
Poaching, Simmering & Boiling
Poaching, simmering and boiling are three moist-heat cooking methods where food is cooked in hot water, broth, stock or wine, each at a specific temperature.
Braising & Stewing
Braising is a form of moist-heat cooking in which the item to be cooked is first seared and then partially covered with liquid and simmered slowly at a relatively low temperature.
Steaming can be very gentle, making it ideal for cooking very delicate items such as seafood. It also has the advantage of cooking quickly while avoiding the loss of nutrients.
Osso Buco Recipe
Osso buco is a classic Italian recipe made by slow cooking veal shanks until the meat is tender and succulent.
Beef Pot Roast Recipe
Traditional pot roast is actually cooked by braising, not roasting. This pot roast recipe uses beef chuck and long, slow cooking, so it's moist, tender and succulent.
How to Braise Meat
Want to learn how to braise meat? With this braising recipe, you can braise beef, make braised short ribs or braised spare ribs. Read about how to braise.
Swiss Steak Recipe
This Swiss steak recipe is made with beef round steaks that are braised in a thickened sauce of beef stock and puréed tomatoes.
Braised Short Ribs
Braised short ribs is one of the most luxurious dishes in the world, with meat so tender it literally falls off the bone. It's heavenly with creamy polenta.
Braised Oxtail Recipe
Braised oxtail is pure culinary magic, taking an odd cut of meat and transforming it into something rich and succulent for an incredibly satisfying meal.