Braising Contest Awards 2007: Honorable Mentions Pt. II of III

(This contest was totally impossible to judge. We had so many amazing Braises that in addition to our top five places, we've had to create new categories - and prizes! - in order to honor the talent, wit and skill of these amazing Braisons and Braisettes. Each entry gets its own post, recipe included, in the next few weeks. Grand Prize winners announced tomorrow. More after the jump.)

Best Less-Is-More Braise

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Title: Braised Carrots
Chef: Kristina

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Best Use Of The Blog (Guido used a recipe posted just days before on The Kitchen)

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Title: Korean-Style Oven-Browned Short Ribs
Chef: Guido

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Best Almost-Vegan Braise

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Title: Braised Turnips with Leek Greens and Parsley
Chef: Jessica

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Most Honest ("Tasty recipe, but not so tasty that I'd make it again.")

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Title: Moroccan Braised Beef
Chef: Josh

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Most Economical

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Title: Macedonian Pork with Leeks
Chef: Jordanna

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Best Team Effort

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Title: Braised Pork Steak
Chefs: Mr. & Mrs. Matthew & Kathy