Tuscan Short Rib Ragù Over Pasta

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Cast-Iron Cooking for Two: 75 Quick and Easy Skillet Recipes

By Joanna Pruess

Published 2019

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One chilly night, I was craving a dish of succulent braised meat over pasta like I’d eaten in Florence, so I tweaked the bourbon-molasses version in my Cast-Iron Cookbook with some Italian ingredients like pancetta, fennel, capers, and rosemary. Along with the aromatics and tomatoes, the meat simmered in red wine and beef broth until it was fall-off-the-bone tender. We devoured two meaty short ribs apiece, but I felt I’d eaten too much.

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