More videos from this episode Beef Braised in Barolo Beef in Barolo can be the ultimate pot roast. Or it can be an expensive mistake that wastes a $30 bottle of wine and produces tough, stringy meat. Fettuccine Alfredo This quintessential Roman dish -- fresh egg noodles, cheese, butter, and cream -- requires few ingredients and little time. Why, then, does Alfredo so often fail? How Does Braising Work? We set out to devise a series of experiments that would explain the mystery of braising. Supermarket Parmesan Cheese Do aging time, raw milk, and salt content really matter?