Friday, February 3, 2012


Rich's Grandma, Peggy Duda, was one of the most amazing people to walk this planet!  She passed away last summer, and sadly didn't get to see us move into our house- a place she would have loved.  So in her honor, I cooked our first meal in our new house last night as a tribute to her.  There was nothing better than Grandma Duda's Pot Roast, and so I knew it would be the perfect first meal to have in Casa McNally.
And boy it was!
Ingredients- Serves 4
Beef Rump Roast or Bottom Round (3 lbs)
Carrots (4)
Celery (4)
Onion (1 large or 2 small)
1 28 oz. can diced tomatoes
1 28 oz. can tomato puree
1 8 oz. can canned mushrooms sliced
1 32 oz. boxed beef stock
- In a large Dutch oven, put in meat and marinate with olive oil, red wine vinegar, salt, pepper, oregano, garlic powder, parsley and thyme
- Then add carrots, celery and onions (chopped into large pieces), canned mushrooms, beef north, diced tomatoes and tomato puree
- Cook at 350' for 2.5 hours
- Serve with egg noodles, crusty bread and grated parmesan cheese.  Enjoy!