Osso Buco: Think of Giada's meaty Italian main as the ultimate party trick. It might look intimidating, but this elegant, showstopping dish just takes slowly braising whole veal shanks in red wine with vegetables and herbs until it's fall-apart tender.
Southwestern Braised Lamb Shanks by Fine Cooking. Cranberries and chipotle chiles in adobo sauce impart a tangy-sweet and smoky flavor to these succulent braised lamb shanks. Like most braised meats, the shanks improve with reheating.