Prep: 1. Heat oven to 350. 2. Chop onion, carrot, celery, garlic, and parsley. Make: 1. Heat 2 tablespoon of oil in a heavy Dutch oven and brown ribs on all sides, seasoning well (about 20 minutes). Remove ribs, pour out fat. 2. Heat remaining oil and sauté onion, carrot, celery and garlic; season with salt and pepper to taste. 3. Add wine, thyme, parsley stems and bay leaf; bring to a boil. 4. Add ribs, cover and put in oven. Cook 3 hours, turn meat 1-2 times during cooking. 5. Strain vegetables and meat from liquid, reserving liquid. 6. Reheat liquid and bring to a boil. 7. Boil until slightly thickened, then add ribs, vegetables and chopped parsley. Heat ribs through and season.
If you like a thicker sauce you can add 1 tablespoon of butter during step 7.