Preparing Rabbit

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Italian Comfort Food

By The Editors of Saveur

Published 2015

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Rabbit takes particularly well to moist cooking methods, such as braises and stews. In Italy, you’ll find rabbit braised in red wine and herbs, served atop fettuccine, or cooked with tomatoes into a hearty ragù.

You can probably blame the animals themselves for their ubiquity in Italy, since Italian rabbits are typically bigger and richer tasting than their American counterparts. However, the game meat is growing in popularity in the United States, and many specialty butchers now ca