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Oct 23, 2008 08:59 PM

Pot Roast

Hello- the age old debate between husband and wife. We have a 5# chuck pot roast - it is BIG. We are having the boss's family over for dinner and need a perfect roast. Should we roast it whole - for how long or cut it in half and for how long? Thanks in advance for your help!

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  1. Its he boss' family, right? Keep it whole, keep it impressive. I'd say a 3.5 to 4 hour braise and that puppy will be fork tender. With a nice braise, you can even do it ahead then warm for dinner.