I absolutely love short ribs! When these little bundles of joy are slowly cooked the flavors are not only heavenly, but very rich as well! There is nothing better than a good short ribs dinner paired with garlic mashers! Of course, you have to remember to serve a vegetable! My mother-in-law was a believer in five vegetables to go with every meal, and I always think of her when serving food. I do not always get in the five, but I do get in the veges! So, shall we head into the kitchen to take a look at different short rib recipes? OK! Let’s go!
Here are two different methods of cooking short ribs. One is slow braising in the oven, The Best Short Rib Recipe Ever!, the other two are braised in the crockpot, Crockpot Braised Short Ribs, or, No Bones About It!
What is important with short ribs is browning the meat! This seals in the flavor of the short ribs!
Browned short ribs
The other thing that is important is cooking down the beef broth to intensify the flavors of it!
Cooking down the beef broth
I discovered that cooking short ribs with a porter and some vegetables, like onion, carrots and mushrooms, gives this dish more flavor. You can also use wine, which is featured in the “No Bones” recipe.
Porter, onions, mushrooms, carrots, oh my!
When cooking with the crockpot, do not remove the lid! But with oven braising, you will want to turn the short ribs. Here is a photo of the oven braised mid-way through cooking! Tell me, can’t you just smell them? Mmmm….
Half way through cooking
When all is said and done, they all look lovely when done! Here is the one that is oven braised:
And, here are the two crockpot short ribs! This one is with a stout beer.
Dinner is served!
And, this one is with wine!
Dinner is served!
Are you thinking of trying one of these? Please let me know if you try either recipe! You can get to the recipes by clicking on the method you prefer! Oven braised, or Crockpot braised with Stout, or Crockpot braised with Wine!
Thank you for stopping by today! Have an amazing day and be well! ^..^
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