pot roast


Definition of pot roast

: a piece of beef cooked by braising usually on top of the stove

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Bob Evans, a 500-plus-store sit-down chain that serves pot roast, biscuits and other homey fare, also recently advertised with AARP. Leslie Patton, The Seattle Times, "Senior citizens are replacing teenagers as fast-food workers," 13 Nov. 2018 This is an elevated French version of a pot roast or pot-au-feu. Catherine M. Allchin, The Seattle Times, "Packed with flavor and prettily potted, the traditional Alsatian stew baeckeoffe is rich wintertime comfort," 11 Dec. 2018 Whole spices are typically immersed in cooking liquid, for example, cloves, allspice, or peppercorns in a stock or braised dish like pot roast. Francine Maroukian, Popular Mechanics, "How Herbs and Spices Can Make You Cook Like a Pro," 13 Nov. 2018 This new launch from Finex, a Portland company that makes distinctive octagonal pieces with a dark bronze finish, was fine for a test-drive pot roast, snugly holding a 4-pound piece of chuck. Florence Fabricant, The Seattle Times, "8 great kitchen tools you didn’t know you needed," 29 Aug. 2018 Try Cuban classics like ropa vieja or boliche, a Cuban pot roast stuffed with chorizo. Jennifer M. Wood, Condé Nast Traveler, "10 Best Places for Cuban Food in Miami," 22 Mar. 2018 DeKnight demystified foods both familiar (pot roast) and more foreign (mulligatawny soup). Hannah Giorgis, Bon Appetit, "How Freda DeKnight’s Cookbook, ‘A Date with a Dish’ Inspired Generations of Black Cooks," 19 June 2018 She and a childhood friend ordered pot roast and collard greens, one of Benford’s favorite dishes. Alison Bowen, chicagotribune.com, "From prison to pioneer: a chef's dream to transform one Chicago corner," 9 July 2018 My short-term goals with the America's Test Kitchen book were to find similar success making chicken stock, cooking a pot roast at warp speed, whipping up risotto for lunch, and understanding how to quick-cook dried chickpeas, beans, and lentils. Joe Ray, WIRED, "A New Cookbook Takes Us Deep Into the World of the Instant Pot," 12 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of pot roast

1880, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pot roast was in 1880

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English Language Learners Definition of pot roast

: a piece of beef that is cooked slowly in a pot

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