Discover four roasting methods for hearty weeknight meals and flawless holiday feasts! Confidently roast without a recipe as you follow James Beard Award-winner Molly Stevens through nine of her favorite dishes. Learn how to prep, truss and season a variety of meats, and use high-heat roasting for tender and juicy chicken. Unlock the secret to a perfectly browned turkey with combination-heat roasting, and pick up the tips to carve it like a pro! Explore sear-roasting for the ultimate steakhouse steak and five-star fish, and make a mouthwatering pork rack with slow and steady roasting. Plus, learn how to turn everyday vegetables into side dishes that might just steal the show!
Explore the science behind braising — gently cooking meats or vegetables under cover in a little bit of liquid — and discover the delicious and tender result! From ingredient selection to in-depth discussions on the correct methods for browning, flavoring and cooking, Molly offers her expert advice culled from years spent testing techniques and developing recipes for her James Beard Award-winning book, All About Braising. Molly’s step-by-step approach to building a braise will give you the confidence to tackle any recipe or use any protein or vegetable you choose!