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Thank you GG Mora for the Celestial Braised Shortrib recipe!

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Liv Huang Jan 27, 2005 05:24 PM

I found this in some old posts and finally got around to making it...it is fantastic and so easy to make. Hub has already requested that I make it again. Reducing the sauce to the right consistency makes such a difference in the intensity of the flavor! Thanks again for posting...I've linked it below if anyone is interested - makes a great wintertime dish.

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    emdb RE: Liv Huang Jan 27, 2005 07:46 PM

    I second this recipe-- I made it last winter and it's wonderful.

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      julesrules RE: Liv Huang Jan 28, 2005 10:04 AM

      Now I'm torn as to which oft-praised CH short rib recipe I should make (respected hound GG Mora's or some dude Daniel Boulud!). Having never had Short Ribs before, whichever I choose will set the standard! Whaddaya say chowhounds? The ribs (from local Mennonite farmers) are in my freezer already.

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        wurstle RE: julesrules Jan 28, 2005 10:36 AM

        may not be oft-praised on this board (it gets 4 forks on epicurious), but I'd like to throw another one in the mix. I made the one on the link below twice in the last month and it has become one of our favorites.

        Link: http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/rec...

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          Deenso RE: wurstle Jan 28, 2005 10:53 AM

          Wurstle, good call! The Alex Stratta short-ribs recipe from Bon Appetit (available on epicurious.com) is the only one I ever make, often requested and always appreciated by family and friends. It is so delicious, we see no need to ever try another.

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            AJ RE: Deenso Jan 28, 2005 01:27 PM

            Just went to epicurious to find the recipe and found 35 short rib recipes, many of which are from Bon Apetit. Could you narrow it down for me. Thanks

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              Deenso RE: AJ Jan 28, 2005 01:48 PM

              Here's the link...

              Link: http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/rec...

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                AJ RE: Deenso Jan 31, 2005 02:58 PM

                Thanks for the recipe.
                I made the celestial ones last night, but didn't get round ot eating them, so they'll be dinner tonight.
                I guess, I'll try this recipe another time.
                Thanks.

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            julesrules RE: wurstle Jan 28, 2005 11:07 AM

            All that AND an excuse to buy port! Will add it to the list for consideration.

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            Funwithfood RE: julesrules Jan 28, 2005 11:18 AM

            With either, make Boulud's Celeriac mashed potatoes--really, really good!

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            Renata RE: Liv Huang Jan 28, 2005 10:25 AM

            These sound wonderful and remind me of a lamb shank recipe from Patricia Worthington's American Bistro. Pretty much the same idea, but sub shanks for the ribs, prunes for the dates, and 2 cups of wine for some of the stock.

            Wonderful over a celeriac and potato mash.

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              Pepper Ann RE: Renata Jan 28, 2005 11:24 AM

              why do you change the dates to prunes? Would either, or other various fruits, work as well ?
              sounds good.

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