I’m putting tonight’s dinner in the oven… thought I’d share!

In the Karelian region, this long-cooking braised meat kind of stew is usually referred to as merely ‘oven stew’ (uunipaisti). In the rest of Finland, its known as Karjalanpaisti (Karelian Stew), and is very popular. The stew was traditionally prepared with wood-burning ovens after bread had been baked, the leftover oven heat utilized to slowly cook the contents of the hot pot…

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