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May 8, 2009 08:16 PM

Need simple Roast Recipe

I have a Beef Shoulder Roast. About the size of a grapefruit. Maybe 3 - 4 lbs.

What do I do with it?

The least ingrediants possible, please... and step by step (dummy proof) directions, if you please. (Note: it's homegrown beef. Grass / hay fed. Not grain fed. Tends to be pretty lean and can be tough. So slow cooking might be best?!)


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  1. I would do slow cooker definitely.

    Keep some of the fat on it. gently salt and pepper it. Put some minced garlic on it (fresh is even better) and some herbs of your choice (dried is fine).

    1/2 - 1 cup of quality red wine (anything you have on hand - cab, sangiovese)

    1/2 c. beef broth or onion soup mix

    a smidge of water.

    Not too fussy if you want the meat to stand out. Use meat thermometer.

    Can add quartered russet potatos, carrots and sliced onion later on. Serve with warm bread. Like Pot roast.