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Braised Short Ribs with Red Wine Sauce

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“Although this may seem like a lengthy process, all of the work is done in advance. The end result is delicious comfort food. I serve garlic mashed potatoes and whatever vege is fresh at the time.”
4hrs 45mins

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  1. Preheat oven to 500^F.
  2. Line a large baking sheet with foil.
  3. Generously season ribs and arrange in a single layer on baking sheet.
  4. Roast until brown, about 25 minutes.
  5. Reduce temperature to 325^F.
  6. Place ribs in a large heavy oven-proof pot.
  7. Add tomatoes with juice, and next 8 ingredients.
  8. Add wine and enough water to cover.
  9. Tightly cover pot and cook in oven until meat is very tender, about 2 hours and 40 minutes.
  10. Cool and refrigerate overnight.
  11. Remove any fat from surface and transfer ribs to a 13x9x2 inch baking pan.
  12. Strain liquid and return ot pot.
  13. Boil until liquid has reduced to 1 cup, skimming any foam that appears, about 50 minutes.
  14. Season to taste.
  15. Preheat oven to 325^F.
  16. Pour sauce over ribs.
  17. Cover pan with foil and bake until ribs are heated through, about 25 minutes.
  18. Transfer ribs to a serving platter and spoon sauce over.
  19. Serve.

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