Brandy and Maple Braised Short Ribs
6 each beef short ribs
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 teaspoons fresh cracked pepper
1 tablesoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1 yellow onion thinly sliced
6 each garlic cloves smashed
1/2 cup brandy
1/4 cup maple syrup
1 quart beef stock.
Heat your oven to 300 degrees.
In a roasting pan heat the oil over moderate heat.
While the oil is heating season the short ribs with salt, pepper and cloves by sprinkling on each side.
Add the short ribs to the pan fat side down with the bone facing you.
Allow the ribs to cook approximately 10 minutes or until a nice golden brown.
Top the ribs with the thinly sliced onion, crushed garlic, brandy, maple syrup and beef stock.
Place the roasting pan in the oven uncovered and allow to cook three hours or until the meat easily pulls off the bone.