What Is the Difference Between Braising and Roasting?

The techniques of braising and roasting are integral cooking skills that transform ordinary ingredients into meals that will impress even your most critical dinner guests. Incorporating either method...

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Lamb Experts: in the quest for "melt off the bone" meat -- shanks vs shoulder? Oven vs slow cooker?

by fmogul 1 year ago

Anyone ever make the Zahav lamb shoulder? I love lamb but almost never cook it. My wife's birthday is coming up. She loves lamb shanks, so I was thinking of adapting the recipe (well, dumbing it do...

Crock Pot versus Dutch Oven cooking

by cstout 7 years ago

I have both of these vessels & I really am confused about both. Can a crock pot recipe be made in the Dutch oven & can a Dutch oven recipe be made in a crock pot? What's your favorite dish to c...

Any reason why beef shank isn't as popular to cook?

by Rafie 12 years ago

I see so many recipes for veal and lamb shank, but for all the in-vogue fervor over cuts that need long slow cooking, I rarely see recipes utilizing beef shank. Is there a reason for this? Also,...

Le Creuset Dutch Oven vs Breville The Fast Slow Pro

by RaptorsTV 3 years ago

Currently, I only own a LC Skillet and a LC Saucepan. I was set on buying the LC Dutch Oven until I learned about Pressure Cookers. As much as I like the Pressure Cooker, however, I am a bit hesita...

Should I invest in a tagine, a braiser, or a cast iron skillet?

by SJR70124 2 years ago

Hello everyone! I'm new here, and I received a gift certificate for a kitchen store, and I was going to get a large cast iron skillet, but the beautiful tagines really caught my eye. I gather the ...

Oven and Cooktop Braises and Stews in Stainless Steel: Cladded vs. Disc-Bottom

by VFish 2 years ago

I have been wanting to start some braising and possibly stews in the oven. I've considered using the Atlantis 4.2 qt saute pan that has a heavy disc bottom for braising but I am questioning how we...

Pressure cooker braising - liquid level

by michaeljc70 2 years ago

Though I had a stove top pressure cooker I rarely used, I recently got an electric pressure cooker (Instant Pot) and have been using it frequently. When braising on the stove top in a Dutch oven y...

New braiser - what is the KING ?

by CHSeifert 2 years ago

I already own the Staub 28cm Christea Nike sauter/braiser, and while it's an okay pan for braising, I feel like I would like to get the best there is. While Staub ECI cast iron has nice heat ret...

Flanken! Help!

by SmallGoodThings 2 years ago

Hi. My in-laws are coming to town this weekend. They are meat eaters. It's finally chilly out. I thought long and hard about what to cook for them and eventually chose Molly Stevens' short ribs...

Demeyere Atlantis vrs. Industry5: Which is Better for What???

by Libranflight 3 years ago

I have ordered Atlantis from Germany and will be waiting a bit for it, in the meantime I have come into possession of the Proline frypan (good price on eBay in a size I did not order already) and ...

Adding shredded Chicken to Curries

by tetraneutron 2 years ago

So normally when you put chicken in curries or other stews, or anything where chicken is braised, you take bone-in, skin-on parts, brown them first and then put the whole piece in the liquid. But w...

Arm Roast: What is it and suggestions

by nofunlatte 2 years ago

I purchased a grassfed boneless beef arm roast at the farmers market yesterday. It's just shy of 2 lbs (1.86 to be exact). Is this similar to a chuck roast? If so, I'll probably make some sort of b...

Can I put a frozen boneless pot roast in the oven in its frozen state?

by laredo 8 years ago

I forgot to put the roast out to thaw. I really need it for dinner tonight --- folks in the hospital; I'm away from home most of the time-type situation. I would really like to just throw it ...

Braiser Pan dimensions to fit 6-8 chicken thighs in one layer

by ad7yn 2 years ago

Hi All, Need help with a pot size to braise 6-8 pcs of chicken. Will a 15 quart braizer work and will it fit in a standard size gas stove burner? Thanks in advance Has anyone have any experien...

All About Braising: Beef and Veal Recipe Reviews

by redwood2bay 13 years ago

October 2006 Cookbook of the Month: Please post your full-length reviews of beef and veal recipes from Molly Stevens' All About Braising here. Please mention the name of the recipe you are reviewin...

Braising juices all dried up -- Help!

by Hannah Banana 2 years ago

Hi all, I made a brisket. When it went in the oven 5 hours ago, the liquid came up to level with the top of the meat. Now I've taken it out and the meat is delicious and tender but the juices are ...

All About Braising: Vegetable Recipe Reviews

by redwood2bay 13 years ago

October 2006 Cookbook of the Month: Please post your full-length reviews of vegetable recipes from Molly Stevens' All About Braising here. Please mention the name of the recipe you are reviewing a...

Advice: Braising in Smoker?

by Franzisaurus_Rex 2 years ago

I've had an idea flowing across my brain waves over the last few months. It's on every channel and I'm getting ready to pull the trigger. I'd like to try to braise a dish in my smoker. I am t...

Cast iron Le Creuset Braiser 30cm/3.5 qt ideal for braising ?

by CHSeifert 2 years ago

My girlfriend would like the Le Creuset 30cm/3.5 qt braiser, because she was told it's great for risotto, braising larger to medium sizes of meat and for vegetables sauter. After reading about t...

Dutch Oven - ECI or Clad?

by DuffyH 3 years ago

I think I need a Dutch oven. For Christmas Eve we cooked 10 pounds of French fries and on Christmas Day, we fried 10 pounds of chicken wings. With each being double fried, this put a lot of strain ...