I wanted to introduce a new tradition of cooking a holiday dinner to welcome the New Year. For our first official New Year's meal I made my first Osso Bucco (braised veal shanks - the most incredibly expensive cut of meat I've purchased to date!) with a side of Risi e Bisi (risotto and peas) and roasted Brussels Sprouts. Here's to 2008!
The Osso Bucco: