Doesn’t look half bad in the picture, but like I said in my pasta post, looks can be deceiving! After last night’s fiasco, I have to say I had much better luck with the pasta then I did with the pot roast! Who would have thought? Yes, the potatos were nice and tender and the carrots were beautifully cooked. I even enjoyed the onions (never thought those words would ever go together *enjoy+onions*). The veggies came out pretty good. The meat… that’s a different story! No flavor and tough as all heck even after cooking for 4 hours! In addition, no one told me I had to trim the fat on the outside so there was a lot more undissolvable fat that made the meat chowy and very difficult to eat. Over all, the meal was a major flop!
I’m not sure if it was the recipe or just my lack of experience that made this meal so unsuccessful. Maybe after a few more weeks of cooking I’ll try it again, this time trimming the excess fat and adding lots more salt! Flavor is key! Continue reading