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!
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!