Venison Osso Buco with Tomatoes, Olives, and Herbs

Yield: 8 Servings
16Center-Cut, Meaty Venison Hind Shanks>>>
DIVIDER--Cut "Osso Buco" Style, 2 Inches Thick
All-Purpose Flour For Dredging
Kosher Salt
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
3tbOlive Oil
4cYellow Onions; sliced
4tbGarlic; chopped
2cCelery; diced
2cCarrots; diced
3cPlum Tomatoes; diced
5cRich Venison Or Chicken Stock
2 1/2cDry Red Wine
2/3cNicoise Or Kalamata Olives*; whole
2tsFennel Seed
1tbFresh Oregano <<Or>>; minced
1tsDried Oregano
1 1/2tsFresh Thyme <<Or>>; minced
1tsDried Thyme
1tsSerrano Chile <<Or>>; seeded and minced
1/2tsRed Chile Flakes
Fresh Herb Sprigs
Lemon Zest Mix--(Gremolata):
2tsLemon Zest; grated
2tsGarlic; minced
2tbFresh Parsley; minced