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Flemish Oxtail

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  Oxtail 1 , cut into pieces at the joints
  Cloves 2
  Juniper berries 4 , crushed
  Onion 1
  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Carrots 3 Medium, peeled and sliced
  Celery stalks 2 , sliced
  Cabbage 1⁄4 Small, shredded
  Lean bacon 1⁄2 Pound (In 1 Piece)
  Potatoes 1 Pound, peeled and cubed
  Garlic sausage 1

Soak the oxtail in boiling water for 5 minutes and rinse under cold, running water.
Tie the cloves, juniper berries and onion in a cheesecloth bag.
Place the water in a heavy pan, bring to a boil and add the oxtail, ingredients in the cheesecloth, salt and pepper.
Cover and simmer 2 hours.
Add carrots, celery, cabbage and bacon and simmer, covered, 1 hour.
Add potatoes and cook, covered, 30 minutes more.
Add the sausage during the last 10 minutes of cooking time.
Discard cheesecloth bag.
Remove the vegetables with a slotted spoon and place on a serving dish.
Slice the bacon and sausage and arrange them and the oxtail on top of the vegetables.

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Flemish Oxtail Recipe