pot roast


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

Examples of pot roast in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web When hunger strikes, follow the neon to Mel’s Diner, which serves comfort foods like pot roast melts and pulled pork sandwiches that won’t break the bank. Terry Ward, Travel + Leisure, 2 June 2024 Beef chuck from the shoulder area is ideal for pot roast. Charlotte Observer, 31 Jan. 2024 What Could Be Better The shallow design doesn’t allow for cooking some traditional slow cooker meals like pot roasts and stews. Nor'adila Hepburn, Southern Living, 27 Sep. 2023 Together, the mother-daughter duo whipped up recipes including pesto salmon, pasta, pot roast, cauliflower mash and even baklava. Kaitlin Stevens, Peoplemag, 3 Mar. 2024 For the main, this spicy lamb pot roast — a sort-of hybrid, somewhere between a Western pot roast and a North African tagine — definitely develops for the better when it’s allowed to rest in its juices for a while. David Tanis, New York Times, 28 Feb. 2024 Chuck can go by many names: 7-bone pot roast, blade roast, chuck-eye roast, boneless chuck roast, shoulder pot roast, mock tender, flat iron roast and cross-rib roast. Charlotte Observer, 31 Jan. 2024 Also on the menu were pot roast, catfish, a variety of homestyle dishes, and a signature shrimp-and-grits. Bud Kennedy, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 29 Jan. 2024 Lazy Dog’s menu includes sandwiches, burgers, pastas, entrée salads, pot roast, meatloaf, steaks and more. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 Dec. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1880, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pot roast was in 1880

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“Pot roast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pot%20roast. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

pot roast

: a piece of meat (as beef) cooked by braising usually on top of the stove
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