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Spotlight on Powerful Braises

We're obsessed with smothering beef in classic braising liquids (stock and beer), but try adding a splash of these for bolder flavor.

Red Wine Vinegar: Adds fruity zing (without the calories of wine) to rich chicken thighs and is a natural pair for cabbage.

Brewed Coffee: Commonly used to add depth to chili recipes, coffee also brings complexity to braised short ribs.

Apple Cider: Onions, kale, collards, and pork cuts, from chops to shoulder, all play well against the tart-tangy-sweet nature of fresh cider.

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