Slowly cooking meat in apple cider is a great idea. Meat becomes extremely soft and the sauce is a delight.
If one think of Easter traditional family meal, there's immediatly images of roast leg of lamb. Why not changing for the 7-hour recipe, slow cooked in the oven at low temperature? Quite long but very easy to make. The meat becomes so tender that you can even serve it with a tablespoon. Almost like a confit.
Composed of veal shank, slowly cooked in a white wine and tomato sauce stew, osso bucco tends to be eaten only by bone marrow amateurs even though it's a woderful dish.