Braised Lamb Shanks with Peas, Mint & Rhubarb
Michael Solomonov braises lamb shanks with sweet date molasses until the meat is tender, then adds tangy rhubarb to the sauce. The dish can also be prepared with tart fruits like quince or crabapples when rhubarb isn’t in season. Slideshow: Great Braising RecipesRecipe from Food & Wine America's Greatest New Cooks
The recipe can be prepared through Step 2 and refrigerated overnight. Bring to room temperature before proceeding.
Date molasses is a complex, sweet and intensely flavored syrup made from dates. It is available at Middle Eastern markets and kalustyans.com.
Berry-scented Syrah blend.