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Matt Wheelock
added about 4 years ago

You have to submerge it in liquid. It is better if it has the bone in it and have it on a low heat and ever 30 minutes or so I would take a spoon and spoon some of the liquid on top.

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kimhw
added about 4 years ago

Be sure to brown your meat well. Make sure you have enough broth and I always make sure to flip a few times during cooking.

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Scottielew
added about 4 years ago

Thank you!!!

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pierino
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added about 4 years ago

DO NOT fully submerge the meat! Your braising liquid should come up about half way through the portion. Take your time and allow it to simmer, not boil.

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Matt Wheelock
added about 4 years ago

I always put enough liquid until it reaches the top of the meat, but I guess either way works.

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aargersi
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added about 4 years ago

Also make sure the pan is tightly covered - I cover partway too, and baste and/or flip. Low and slow is key - if you can give your braise at least 3 hours on 300 you should be meltingly tender. Also key is fat, lean meat is not going to be that lip smacking succulent dish that you are looking for.

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Scottielew
added about 4 years ago

Thank you everyone!!! Awesome tips!!!

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Michael Ruhlman
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added about 4 years ago

I usually cover my short ribs in braising liquid. Important to let them cool submerged if not serving immediately. Be sure to serve with plentiful sauce as that's where most of the flavor and moisture is in a traditional braise.

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Bea
Bea
added about 4 years ago

Add a can of coke or Dr pepper to really give it the tenderness and less braising time. Just brown good add the cola to your pan.

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