With a hot dry weather forecast, this month’s recipe is a perfect “livin’ is easy” kind of summer dish you can make ahead of time. Then, leave it in a warm oven or on the BBQ while you enjoy more time outside with friends and family—and an ice-cold drink!

When you cook with wine, the rule of thumb is usually: if you wouldn’t drink it, don’t cook with it! In this case, however, the wine really does define the essence of the end product. While the beef is the star of the show, the wine most certainly is the ‘best supporting actor.’ It brings out the very best of the ribs with its acidity that tenderizes the meat and adds sweetness to the flavour.

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