braise

verb
\ ˈbrāz How to pronounce braise (audio) \
braised; braising

Definition of braise

 (Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

: to cook slowly in fat and a small amount of liquid in a closed pot

braise

noun

Definition of braise (Entry 2 of 2)

: an item of braised food

Examples of braise in a Sentence

Verb He braised the beef in a wine sauce.
Recent Examples on the Web: Verb Then the domelike lid goes on top and the vessel moves to the oven to braise. Washington Post, 26 Apr. 2022 Ideal for a hot Dutch oven of your mom’s classic braise that goes right from the oven to the table. Lauren Joseph, Bon Appétit, 22 Apr. 2022 Add it to chili con carne, braise it in beer, or mix it into a ragù for a twist on spaghetti bolognese. Bon Appétit, 8 Apr. 2022 Stir the greens every 20 minutes or so, adding a splash of water if the pot dries out, and braise until even the stems are silky and the florets are falling apart, an hour at the very least. Megan Litt, Bon Appétit, 9 Mar. 2022 Chicken breasts can be soaked in a white wine braise a day before grilling to be cooked to perfection. Sunset Magazine, 10 Feb. 2022 Cover and braise for about 40 minutes, or until the turkey registers 155 to 160 degrees on an instant-read thermometer. Washington Post, 8 Nov. 2021 Simmer, saute, fry, boil or braise to your heart’s content. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, 6 Nov. 2021 Don't worry, though: This vessel will still sear, braise and slow-cook beautifully. Madison Trapkin, USA TODAY, 22 June 2021 Recent Examples on the Web: Noun An hourlong braise in the oven renders an entire head’s worth of cloves impossibly soft and spreadable. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 28 Mar. 2022 Basically a stovetop braise, smothering is a technique most often associated with chicken or pork — but can be used with other types of animal proteins as well as vegetables — where the braising liquid is thickened to form a luscious gravy. Washington Post, 30 Apr. 2021 Uncork this to enjoy with a wintry braise or stew and tell your smart speaker to play some French bistro music. Washington Post, 30 Dec. 2021 The braise can be made up to 3 days in advance and refrigerated in the Dutch oven (if your Dutch oven is not enameled, transfer to another container for storage). Washington Post, 8 Nov. 2021 And since my menu already included a hearty braise and bread, something green was definitely in order. Washington Post, 8 Nov. 2021 Serve with the cooking liquid and plums from the braise. Dahlia Ghabour, The Courier-Journal, 30 Nov. 2021 In the Philippines, which was claimed by the Spanish in 1521, adobo is most often a braise featuring vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, bay leaves, and black peppercorns—the ratio of which is dictated by both your family’s palate and your own. Bettina Makalintal, Bon Appétit, 19 Oct. 2021 Top round is a lean cut that can take a long braise to tenderize it and infuse it with flavor without falling apart. Chuck Blount, San Antonio Express-News, 25 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of braise

Verb

1797, in the meaning defined above

Noun

circa 1885, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for braise

Verb

French braiser, from braise live coals, from Old French breze, probably of Germanic origin; akin to Swedish brasa fire

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Last Updated

2 May 2022

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“Braise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/braise. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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