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How To Braise Vegetables

How To Sweat Vegetables If you were to go to culinary school you would learn how to¬† “sweat” vegetables. Basically, it is the same as braising. Braising vegetables is a healthy way to cook because it is low calorie with only a very tiny...

Brasato: red wine braised meat

Yesterday I made brasato. Brasato is beef braised in red wine, typically Barolo, and cooked until fall apart tender. It is delicious. Especially in winter at a dinner with friends and served with some polenta. And that is exactly what … Continu...

It's Like Sex, But The Fork and Knife Are Optional (a philosophy)

Todays Specials:  Bacon-wrapped Terrine of Lurid Conversation in an Honesty Sauce garnished with some Sage Advice from a Female Perspective.  Served with Sushi. Set to the tune of Does It Offend You, Yeah?s "With a Heavy Heart (I Regr...
by Braised In Captivity on Jan 22, 2012

It's Like Sex, But The Fork and Knife Are Optional (a philosophy)

Todays Specials:  Bacon-wrapped Terrine of Lurid Conversation in an Honesty Sauce garnished with some Sage Advice from a Female Perspective.  Served with Sushi.Set to the tune of Does It Offend You,Yeah?s "With a Heavy Heart (I Regret...
by Braised In Captivity on Jan 22, 2012

Rind of Bleu (a recipe)

Set to the tune of Bob Dylan's "Tombstone Blues" "I am in the kitchen with the Tombstone Bleu"    I'm gonna level with ya, Braisers.  I'm not a fan of bleu cheese.  I've just never been able get beyond the dry/tart/sou...
by Braised In Captivity on Jan 20, 2012

Rind of Bleu (a recipe)

Set to the tune of Bob Dylan's "Tombstone Blues""I am in the kitchen with the Tombstone Bleu"  I'm gonna level with ya, Braisers.  I'm not a fan of bleu cheese.  I've just never been able get beyond the dry/tart/sour/gym sock...
by Braised In Captivity on Jan 20, 2012

Rome (if you want to)

Today's Specials: Roulade of Nostalgia Garnished with an aspic of a Lapse in Reason (momentarily) Set to the tune of The Decemberist's "The Sporting Life" So here's a fun little story: Once upon a lifetime ago, your friend and hum...
by Braised In Captivity on Jan 7, 2012

Rome (if you want to)

Today's Specials: Roulade of Nostalgia Garnished with an aspic of a Lapse in Reason (momentarily)Set to the tune of The Decemberist's "The Sporting Life"So here's a fun little story:Once upon a lifetime ago, your friend and humble narrator was...
by Braised In Captivity on Jan 7, 2012

The Chef's Manifesto; or....How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Blog (a promise)

Today's Specials: Galantine of Excitement Stuffed with Nervous Apprehension. Drizzled with a Passion Reduction and Chiffonade of Self-Depricating Humor. Set to the tune of  Nirvana's "Dive" Ok, with a show of hands, who's already eaten tod...
by Braised In Captivity on Jan 5, 2012

The Chef's Manifesto; or....How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Blog (a promise)

Today's Specials: Galantine of Excitement Stuffed with Nervous Apprehension. Drizzled with a Passion Reduction and Chiffonade of Self-Depricating Humor.Set to the tune of  Nirvana's "Dive"Ok, with a show of hands, who's already eaten today?Not...
by Braised In Captivity on Jan 5, 2012

Beer Braised Venison Stew

A social experiment and a tasty recipe. View the story “Beer Braised Venison Stew” on Storify]...
by Dads Can Cook Too on Dec 19, 2011


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