Braised Cabbage with Apples and Bacon

Braised cabbage with apples and bacon is the perfect combo of savory and sweet.  It also adds a good amount of acidity to more bland or drier dishes.

braised red cabbage

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Slow cooker Beer Braised Short Ribs

This is one of my favorite braised short ribs recipes. Using a good quality dark beer, like a stout, gives the dish a totally different flavor vs using a lighter beer or red wine.   However, any beer or even red wine can be used in place of the beer in the recipe below.  beer braised short ribs

Pictured: beer braised short ribs over mashed potatoes with creamy spinach and braised red cabbage with apples and bacon

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