It’s winter and this is a great recipe to make for a cold winters day.  Especially when you want your oven on to keep the house warm.

Braised Beef Short Ribs with Robibero Family Vineyards Vinomad, not only will the oven keep you house warm, so will the wine (make sure to pour yourself a glass first. Vinomad is 88% Merlot 12% Cabernet Franc and retails for about $30


2 shallots chopped

1 onion chopped

3 carrots chopped

3 sprigs fresh rosemary

3 sprigs fresh thyme

2.5 lbs beef short ribs

1/2 cup flour

2 tbs olive oil

2 1/2 cups Vinomad

2 cups beef broth

salt & pepper

Dredge ribs in flour. Heat oil in a dutch oven and brown ribs on all sides.  Set aside.  Add to the dutch oven, shallots, onion and carrots.  Saute for about 4 minutes.  Add wine and broth. Bring to a boil.  Add ribs.  Make sure ribs are completely covered.  You might need to add more wine or broth. (your choice, in was wine)

Bake in oven at 350 for 2.5 – 3 hours.  The meat should be falling off the bone.

Serve with mashed potatoes and green beans, or over noodles.