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 Don't worry, though: This vessel will still sear, braise and slow-cook beautifully. Madison Trapkin, USA TODAY, 22 June 2021 More specifically, the multitasking handheld, which has a near-perfect review and seldom goes on sale, can be used to braise, sear, steam, saute, strain, fry, boil, serve, and store. Kristin Granero, SELF, 21 June 2021 This cult-favorite cooking pan can be used to braise, sear, steam, strain, sauté, fry, boil. Cnt Editors, Condé Nast Traveler, 25 May 2021 Reduce the heat to a simmer, cover and braise the beets until a sharp knife or toothpick pierces easily to the center of a beet. Janelle Bitker, San Francisco Chronicle, 12 Apr. 2021 And if the heat source can’t keep up, the meat will braise in its own juices, failing to sear properly and eventually becoming dry, overcooked, and chewy. Cosmo Genova, Field & Stream, 24 Feb. 2021 It can be used to braise, sear, steam, strain, sauté, fry and boil, as well as store food. Christine Persaud, USA TODAY, 22 Dec. 2020 Then, the main event: Beef short ribs — a nod to the Kenyan Maasai side of her family — go in the oven to braise for hours in a tomato and red pepper stew influenced by the Nigerian half of her family. Los Angeles Times, 20 Dec. 2020 Generally, a leaner cut like rack of lamb will take 15-18 minutes to cook through in a hot oven (450°F), while a thicker cut like lamb shank will braise for 6 hours in the slow-cooker. Zoe Denenberg, Southern Living, 15 Dec. 2020 Recent Examples on the Web: Noun The advertised sweet tea braise seems to be missing in action. Washington Post, 25 June 2021 Then, a handful of garlic, a few sprigs of rosemary and some apple cider vinegar marry with the onions during a three-hour braise that gives the lamb a delicate, sweet sourness. Los Angeles Times, 25 Mar. 2021 Then, a handful of garlic, a few sprigs of rosemary and some apple cider vinegar marry with the onions during a three-hour braise that gives the lamb a delicate, sweet sourness. Los Angeles Times, 25 Mar. 2021 Best Quality Daughter’s multiple sweeteners — molasses and brown sugar to go with the dark soy sauce — add an almost smoky complexity to the braise, which is extravagantly spiced. New York Times, 12 May 2021 Then, a handful of garlic, a few sprigs of rosemary and some apple cider vinegar marry with the onions during a three-hour braise that gives the lamb a delicate, sweet sourness. Los Angeles Times, 25 Mar. 2021 Then, a handful of garlic, a few sprigs of rosemary and some apple cider vinegar marry with the onions during a three-hour braise that gives the lamb a delicate, sweet sourness. Los Angeles Times, 25 Mar. 2021 However, for those looking for a heavily herbaceous, crunchy, bright, sweet and pungent braise that feels very comforting yet new and exciting, this is it. Christian Reynoso, San Francisco Chronicle, 2 Apr. 2021 Then, a handful of garlic, a few sprigs of rosemary and some apple cider vinegar marry with the onions during a three-hour braise that gives the lamb a delicate, sweet sourness. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 1 Apr. 2021

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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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“Braise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/braise. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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braise

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English Language Learners Definition of braise

: to cook (food) slowly in fat and a small amount of liquid in a covered pot

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