Thyme-Braised Short Ribs

What’s a Flanken?!*

Preparation info
  • Serves

    8 to 12

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      4 hr 30

Appears in
Well Fed 2: More Paleo Recipes for People Who Love to Eat

By Melissa Joulwan

Published 2013

  • About

Have you ever wondered, Just what is a short rib, anyway? Does it feel insulted because we keep calling it “short?” Is it a deliberate move to keep us confused that butchers in different regions – like Korea, France, Hawaii, and Eastern Europe – cut their short ribs in different, very specific ways? Did you know that short ribs are known as Jacob’s Ladder in the UK? Do the answers to these burning questions really matter much when the end result is succulent shreds of meat so tender they ca