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Cooking Beef Short Ribs in Wine

Once a month we conduct a panel tasting of wines for
There are lots of partially opened wine bottles opened that we keep giving away to neighbors and friends. I decided to explore recipes and techniques for using this left over wine.

If you are like most folks, you probably don't have a lot over unfinished wine bottles. So if you choose to make this dish, you will need to sacrifice a few bottles (3) of decent red to make the recipe.

The following recipe is inspired by recipes that are published one of my favorite chefs Daniel Boulud. I added the overnight marinating of the meat before braising. After several attempts and tweaks I served this dish to our family on Christmas. Everyone is still raving about the meal!


Feeds 4-6 guests

Step 1- Marinating the meat in wine

4lbs of Beef Short Ribs
5 cups of red wine
5 crushed garlic cloves
1 tbs salt
1 tsp pepper
1 tbs of Herbs de Provence

Salt & Pepper ribs on both sides, add garlic &…