Cozy on up with our braising and stewing guides. These how-tos will bring out the best in this low-and-slow cooking method suitable for meat and vegetables alike.

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Chinese-Style Hot Pot With Rich Broth, Shrimp Balls, and Dipping Sauces Recipe
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Rich and Flavorful Guinness Beef Stew With Potatoes
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Shrimp with Chunky Cherry Tomato Puttanesca Sauce Recipe
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19 Hearty Vegetarian Soups and Stews
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Ghanaian Goat and Tripe Peanut Stew (Groundnut Soup) Recipe
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Indian-Style Stewed Beef With Chili Recipe
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Wine-Braised Venison Neck Recipe
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Anglo-Indian Coconut Clam Stew Recipe
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Taiwan Eats: Braised Eggplant with Garlic and Basil
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Beer-Braised Bison Chuck Roast
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Beyond Curry: Crispy Indian-Style Simmered Goat or Lamb Chops
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The History of Bouillon Cubes
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What Are the Best Cuts of Beef for Stew?
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Brining Beans With Baking Soda: An Investigation
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Stew Science: Is It Really Better the Next Day?
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How to Cook Dried Beans
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What a Pressure Cooker Does Best
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Stew Science: Why You Shouldn't Cook Your Beef All Day
Stew Science: What's the Best Way to Brown Beef?
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How to Make a Roux and Use It Right
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Stew Science: Should You Marinate the Beef First?
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Why Are Bay Leaves Always Used Whole?
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Wok Skills 101: Braising
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Easy Pressure Cooker Pork Chile Verde Recipe
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Quick and Easy Pressure Cooker Chicken and Black Bean Stew Recipe
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30-Minute Pressure Cooker Chicken, Lentil, and Bacon Stew With Carrots
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30-Minute Pressure Cooker Chicken With Chickpeas, Tomatoes, and Chorizo
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Mapo Beans (White Beans Cooked in the Style of Mapo Tofu) Recipe
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Frijoles Charros (Mexican Pinto Beans With Bacon and Chiles) Recipe
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New Orleans–Style Red Beans and Rice Recipe
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The Best Barbecue Beans Recipe
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Pure and Simple Slow-Cooked Boston Baked Beans Recipe
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Creamy White Beans With 'Nduja, Kale, and Gremolata Breadcrumbs Recipe
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Pressure Cooker Ribollita (Tuscan Bean and Vegetable Stew) Recipe
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Chickpea Stew With Bacon and Broccoli Rabe Recipe
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30-Minute Tuscan White Bean Soup Recipe
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Easy Black Beans Recipe
Ribollita
Ribollita (Hearty Tuscan Bean, Bread, and Vegetable Stew) Recipe
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Quick and Easy Pressure Cooker Black Beans With Chorizo Recipe