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Gourmet recipe for roast pork and fennel?

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katecm Dec 20, 2007 10:15 AM

Please help me, someone! In winter of 2006, Gourmet had an amazing recipe for a pork (I used a standing rib roast) that was basically braised in white wine with fennel, onions, and maybe apples? I made it that March, so perhaps it was January or February 2006. Although for I know, it could have come from my pile and is older.

I can't find it on Epicurious. I've made it twice, and it was exceptional. I remember it fairly well. But the husband has recruited me to make it Christmas Eve for the in-laws, so I would love to have the text of it to back up my memory! Thanks so much, if anyone can help.

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    grlwprls Dec 20, 2007 10:27 AM

    Is it the one posted at toomanychefs.net?

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      katecm Dec 20, 2007 11:03 AM

      Gosh, it's pretty darn close. The only difference is that the one I made, after browning, had some boiled white wine poured down over it, covered tightly, and baked at a low oven for a while. The meat came out wonderfully juicy and flavorful, and since it was braising, you don't have to worry as much about if it's going to be over or under cooked.

      I guess the main concern is that I don't remember if it is purely boiled wine that makes the braising liquid or if it is broth as well. I don't remember broth, but I can't imagine a braising liquid of just wine would have great depth of flavor.

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