Dine with a Friend

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. We aren’t here to talk turkey. Today is Dine with a Friend, Play with Dad and National Parfait Day. Those are all worthy of attention.

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Zesty Slow-Cooker Italian Pot Roast

Winter is filled with great dishes that can only be appreciated when it’s cold outside. Hardy stews have got to be one of Hubby’s all time winter favorites. After all, he grew up in Wisconsin, where winters really happen. As for me, I’ve only seen snow falling from the sky maybe a dozen times in my life.

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Italian Pot Roast in a Beefy Red Wine Broth

The inspiration for this recipe came from Bare Feet In the Kitchen. Her Italian pot roast was cooked much longer, to the point that the meat was shredded prior to serving. She also used a combination of 1/2 cup water and 1/2 cup red wine. While her recipe looks delicious, I wanted dinner a little sooner than the 4-hour cook in the oven. (The original recipe can also be cooked in a crock pot for about 8-10 hours).

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