Shaina Olmanson is the cook, freelance writer, and photographer behind Food for My Family, which was named one of the top ten Top 100 Mom Food Blogs by Babble.com in 2010, 2011, and 2012. She is the author of Desserts in Jars: 50 Sweet Treats that Shine, has served as the food editor for Lifetime Moms and daily contributor to Babble's Family Kitchen, and contributes regularly to FoodYourWay.net and SimpleBites.net. She lives in Minneapolis, MN with her husband and their four kids.
Braised beef shanks couldn't be a better supper. Tender, fall-off-the-bone beef is braised in Guinness and rosemary with a hearty helping of sweet shallots and served over creamy polenta with a bit of blue cheese in this comfort food classic.