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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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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…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 fine….

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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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Beef Birria Recipe with Mesa de Vida

By Kirsten Sandoval | August 25, 2020
Easy homemade beef birria recipe

…pot, add minced onion and fresh cilantro to the delicious, flavorful soup, add a squeeze of fresh lime, then enjoy! Notes Other cooking methods: Oven-Braise: Increase the broth to 4…

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Perfect Pulled Pork Bowls from Sarah, Whole30 Recipe Developer

By Kirsten Sandoval | June 14, 2018
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…an Instant Pot or pressure cooker? No problem. You can simmer/slow-cook/braise to achieve the same results, find out how over at Mesa de Vida: 101 here. I have to say,…

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