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Pinhead, or steel-cut, oats bulk up this hearty sausage loaf, an Ohio breakfast staple usually served with eggs and toast.
Orange juice, honey, and aromatic spices reduce into an intense syrup while tenderizing the rhubarb in this fruit compote.
A mix of fresh and cured beef and pork gives this classic Russian sweet and sour soup heft.
Lamb shanks are braised for hours in a sumptuous sauce of honey, almonds, and raisins in this centuries-old Moroccan dish served at the restaurant Mansouria.
This clean, flavorful preparation of whole fish stuffed with pico de gallo preserves all the fish's natural juices. Mullet is typically used, but red snapper works just as well.
This classic Italian broth, is adapted from a recipe in Lynne Rossetto Kasper's The Splendid Table (William Morrow Cookbooks, 1992).
Chef Tom Valenti of Manhattan's Ouest uses the foreshank, a meatier cut than the hindshank, for this recipe for shanks braised in a stock flavored with wine, aromatics, and anchovies.
Earthy and tender, these artichokes are a favorite antipasto at Frankies Spuntino restaurants in New York City.
This flavorful mix of broccoli, cauliflower, zucchini, and potatoes is braised in olive oil that's been infused with rosemary, chile flakes, lemon, and anchovies.
This flavorful Malaysian-style chicken curry is a braise in reverse: The chicken is cooked in coconut milk flavored with spices and begins to brown when most of the liquid cooks away, creating a beautifully caramelized exterior.
Pungent Stilton cheese and malty stout beer enrich the filling in these classic Lancashire meat pies.
These beef-stuffed cabbage rolls in a tangy sauce are oven-braised until tender.
Rick Moonen, chef of RM Seafood in Las Vegas, gave us his mother's recipe for these falling-off-the-bone veal shanks. Serve them with mashed potatoes to soak up the rich gravy from the pan.
The recipe for this traditional Hungarian dessert was inspired by one from Budapest food blogger Eszter Bodrogi and calls for four layers of jammy filling between sheets of pastry.
When braised with wine, veal shoulder tenderizes and soaks up the aromatic liquid.
Jim, another friend of the author's, based this dish on the traditional French preparation of braising lamb for several hours in an aromatic bath of garlic, rosemary, wine, and chicken stock until it becomes meltingly tender. Serve it with the potatoes and carrots that are cooked in the braise.
We based the recipe for this elegant braise of caramelized veal ribs served with sautéed artichoke hearts on one from chef Frédéric Thevenet of Aux Lyonnais. To make it, ask your butcher to cut a bone-in veal breast into six individual ribs and reserve the trimmings.
Recipe for classic Italian meatballs. How to make meatballs: brown them first in a skillet and then braise them in a sauce of red wine and tomatoes. Serve with crusty bread or spaghetti to sop up the sauce.
An explanatory guide on different types of ducks to use for cooking.
A store-bought crab soup base intensifies the flavor of the creamy filling in these puff pastry–topped pies.