Braised Beef Cheeks

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Braised Beef Cheeks

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Braised beef cheeks are made fall-apart tender with a long braise in veal and beef stock, cabernet and dried cherries add more layers of flavor.

Ingredients:

  • Cherries
  • 2 C Dried bing cherries
  • 2 qt Simple syrup – equal parts water to sugar, heat till dissolved
  • 2 C Bourbon – your favorite
  • Rehydrate cherries in syrup and bourbon.
  • Beef cheeks
  • 5 lb beef cheeks – trimmed *
  • Canola oil for searing
  • 1 Large carrot – peeled and small dice
  • 1 Yellow onion – small dice
  • 3 stalks Celery – small dice
  • 2 C Cabernet Sauvignon – your favorite to sip on while you’re cooking will be great
  • 1/2 gal Veal and pork blend stock for braising – you can choose your favorite from an organic source and it will taste great
  • 10 Dried bay leaves
  • 10 Whole peeled garlic cloves
  • 1 Jalapeno – stemmed
  • 1 stick Unsalted Butter
  • Kosher salt – to taste
  • Coarse ground black pepper – to taste

Directions:

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