Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Slow Cooking Short Ribs

Let's break the ice by saying that I "enjoy" cooking!!
Yes, it's true, I have to admit it and that my friends,
is a new development.

"We" bought the Crock Pot and my excitement started to build.
 
First in the line-up...

Short Ribs

The ingredient's are simple...
I was so excited the night before, I cut up the vegetables,
two carrots, 2 stalks of celery and one large onion,
and put them in a large zip lock bag.

First I browned the ribs under the broiler
primarily because I had just cleaned the stove top.

Vegetable dump...

browned short ribs on top,

one cup of red wine, 2 cups beef stock
and two tablespoons of honey!!

Nine hours later, out of the slow cooker,

I thickened the juices from the crock pot,
right in the slow cooker, in to a brown gravy!!
Do you think it's too much gravy??
 hehe, it wasn't and that wasn't really a question.
 
This. Was. Awesome.
 
Here's a link to the recipe

Has this ever happened to you??
Loved to cook, age 18 - 30...Hated to cook, age 31 - 55
55 +....I kinda' like it again!!
 

27 comments:

  1. Wonderful recipe. Looks delicious. Now my question is.....with this new found love, are your readers going to be deprived of all those visits to the wonderful area restaurants?

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  2. i have never made ribs before. that looks delicious!! my mother-in-laws has made them in the oven. i need to try this ... wonder if i could make it happen? i think so.

    now i am super hungry. maybe i need to fix my breakfast. ( :

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  3. Good recept and very nice pictures Debbie....i'am getting hungry.

    Greetings, Joop

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  4. These look incredible, will definitely be trying the recipe out. And I'm a total gravy hog, I always make extra! ;)

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  5. That looks wonderfully delicious.

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  6. Mmmmm, it look so yummy!
    Greetings, RW & SK

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  7. bwahahaha. i'm not holding my breath to 'love' cooking again. i can do it. just prefer not to. :)

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  8. How delicious looking. I have always loved to cook.

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  9. I love using the slow cooker. I can put something in there in the morning, and we're still able to go out. Then, everything is magically ready at dinner time. I use a similar recipe as yours. This Thursday, I'll make pork with onions and apples.

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  10. Hi Debbie... now aren't you just the queen of cooking!!
    That gravy look mouth watering haven't had any in years, not because I don't like it, but because my stomach doesn't like it... bring on the Tums!! I no poor me!! : )

    Grace

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  11. I see that you like cooking.
    That looks delicious!
    Greetings !

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  12. This looks yummy! I can practically smell it. The ingredients sound like a good mix.

    I don't know if I'll ever enjoy cooking, but maybe I could try something like this to make it easier at least. We have a crock pot, one that Larry had for years before we ever got married. It's a huge thing. Not sure it works right.

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  13. I have two more years to get back to kinda liking it again!! woo hoo!! I will be making this - it would make my husband so so happy!

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  14. Looks wonderful!! I would give it a try, if I didn't have to leave the house at 6:30 in the morning...

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  15. Debbie, your short rib recipe looks delicious. I love to use my crockpot. Especially if the whole meal can cook together in the pot. Thanks for sharing, have a great evening.

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  16. If there's any left, I could probably be there in a few hours!!

    I am so glad you are enjoying your crock pot, Debbie. I just love mine!!

    This looks so yummy!

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  17. Dang, now that looks great! I just did some baby back ribs in the smoker last weekend, but I'll have to try this in the crock pot. I enjoy cooking.

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  18. Oh that looks so good! I'll be looking that recipe up and I like it that it cooks in the crockpot. I don't especially like to cook, but I do it because I like to eat! Haha! My favorite thing to do is go out to eat! Hubby, of course, prefers my cooking wouldn't ya know!

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  19. Oh I LOVE your new Crock pot I would be lost without mine on these busy days. That looks so good and your photos should be in a foodie magazine, I am sure I do not have to ask how it tasted:) I love cooking wish I had more time to do it lately. Hug B

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  20. Those ribs look wonderful. I think that I love to cook now because kids are grown now and they love to eat anything I fix. That makes it a total blast. I have made such interesting things this week. Things they wouldn't have touched in the 31 to say 44 age part, I love your crock pot. Mine is showing signs of wear.

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  21. I will try this one and thanks for sharing the link. I actually love using a crockpot. I don't cook like I used too and often I just let my husband do it.
    Blessings!

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  22. I've never really liked to cook, but looking at this photo made me drool. I have a slow cooker, but the recipe I used was not very good. You're making me want to try again.

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  23. Now, that's what I'm talkin' about. Looks so very good.
    I'm going to get the recipe and put it on the list of
    different things I want to try. I've never, ever cooked
    short ribs (probably because I didn't know how)!
    Thanks, sweet Debbie
    xoxo

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