A cross-section of the leg, these shanks are typically braised to make flavorful, fork-tender dishes such as Osso Buco.
The word Osso Buco translates to "bone with a hole" and is Italy's most renowned braise.
This steak is one of the hardest working muscles in the steer. That said, the beef is wrapped around a bone that is full of marrow. That means, if you cook it right (low and slow) it is AMAZING!
You are looking for fall of the bone greatness, which means you will need to cook it to an internal temperature of 180 degrees. Do it right and you will achieve fall of the bone perfection...