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  1. (verb-transitive) To cook (meat or vegetables) by browning in fat, then simmering in a small quantity of liquid in a covered container.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. A braise was my only hope of salvation, so this is what I did. - Archive 2005-12-01
  2. The turbot is cooked in a braise, which is a rich mixture of veal, bacon, root vegetables, and a bouquet garni, then thickened with a roux, and moistened with a bottle of white wine and some bouillon. - Savoring The Past
  3. Culinary terms like "braise" and "blanch" are useful to convey a specific method in one single word, but only if the reader knows what these terms are! - Archive 2008-01-01
  4. Don't abandon the braise option altogether, though. - Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's red cabbage recipes
  5. Any time you braise in wine, you are imparting flavor and tenderizing the meat. - John DeLucie's Recipe for Venison Osso Buco


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