Local Sonoran Root Beer ?Braised Beef Short Ribs



5lb. Beef short ribs
Ancho chili powder, to taste
Smoked paprika, to taste
Garlic powder, to taste
Cumin, to taste
Salt and pepper, to taste
6 Leeks
3 Yellow onions
6 Celery stalks
4 Carrots
15 Garlic cloves
6 Shallots
10 Black peppercorns
12 sprigs Fresh thyme
8 Parsley stems
2 Charred oranges, halved
4 Bay leaves
2 cups Red wine
1/2 gal. Local Sonoran root beer (or regular root beer)
2 Tbsp. Butter
• Season short ribs with ancho chili powder, garlic powder, cumin, smoked paprika, salt and pepper and sear off until golden brown in large roasting pan.
• Pull out short ribs and set aside.
• Dice up all the vegetables and add to pan and sauté on low heat for 15 minutes.
• Add red wine to deglaze.
• Add remaining ingredients to pan and cover with foil.
• Cook short ribs at 215°F for 8-9 hours until very tender.
• Take braising liquid , strain, and reduce down until it thickens.
• Finish sauce with 2 tablespoons butter and serve over short ribs.

5736 E. Rancho Manyana Blvd. , Cave Creek, AZ, 85331