How to Braise: Simple Healthy Cooking Technique for Juicy, Delicious Results!

By Kirsten Sandoval | February 22, 2018

…to the table more often. Braising is great for meats, but also try it to create exciting, flavorful vegetables and one-pan meals! Imagine a braised chicken, carrots and potatoes meal…

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Oven-Braised One-Pan Meal – Global Gourmet Not-So-Basic-Basics with Mesa de Vida

By Kirsten Sandoval | January 16, 2019
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This easy technique for oven-braised one-pan meals is probably the recipe I’m most excited to share with you! I can honestly say that I make some variation on this meal…

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Mediterranean Braised Turkey Meatballs and Ragu Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | February 10, 2020

…sauce thinner, simply add a bit more water. Instead of meatballs, you can make a gorgeous Mediterranean braised meat using whole cuts of meat (lamb stew meat, lamb shanks, cubed…

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Creole Braised Chicken Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | May 11, 2020

Succulent, flavorful chicken stewed in a rich and tasty braise that starts with Mesa de Vida Creole Cooking & Seasoning Sauce. This easy yet impressive recipe is sure to become…

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Greek Braised Chickpeas Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | March 3, 2020

How to make Greek Braised Chickpeas, a delicious and easy chickpea recipe. It’s perfect for a side dish or a vegetarian main entree. Simple pantry staples become a restaurant-worthy dinner…

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Braised Feta Pasta Skillet

By Kirsten Sandoval | October 28, 2021
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…an easy meal that will impress your guests!) Instead of baking the feta pasta, we’re going to braise it in our savory, flavorful recipe starter sauce. I love the flavor…

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Braised Butternut Squash and Ground Turkey Skillet

By Kirsten Sandoval | November 24, 2021
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…make it. I hope you enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uOHXWhgBWgc Braised Butternut Squash and Ground Turkey Skillet This easy skillet braise features butternut squash and ground turkey that get braised together in our…

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How to make Chicken Tinga

By Kirsten Sandoval | February 21, 2017

…in the slow cooker or Instant Pot. I’ve included the directions for a stovetop braise (my favorite method), the slow cooker as well as the Instant Pot (electric pressure cooker)….

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4 Global Gourmet Menus For Your Next Dinner Party – For All Levels Of Cooks!

By Kirsten Sandoval | August 3, 2018
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…make a vegetarian feast by using all vegetables and some chickpeas. You don’t need any special equipment, a slow cooker or low, slow braise in the oven will work just…

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Mediterranean Slow Cooker Beef Stew

By Kirsten Sandoval | April 20, 2019

…degree oven for 3-4 hours. You’ll get the same delicious results with this slow oven braise as you will from a slow cooker. I hope you enjoy our delicious Mediterranean…

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