Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Mimi's Roast

"Mimi" was my dad's stepmother; my sister and I grew up calling her "Mimi" and thought of her as our grandmother (my dad's mom died before we were born).

Anyway, she fixed great Sunday dinners; pot roast was her specialty! I remember her pot roast well. Mmm...

Mimi's Roast

  • 3-4 pound pot roast
  • 1 package onion soup mix dissolved in 1 cup white wine.
  • a few garlic pods
  • 1/2 c. extra dry gin
Prick roast in a few places and insert garlic pods. Pour onion soup mixture over roast. Pour gin over it. Roast at 300 degrees for 2 hours. Turn oven down to 200 degrees and continue to roast for 2-3 more hours.

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