Beer-Braised Pot Roast

Are we doing real meals again yet?

Because I’m out of leftovers. And this roast is easy peasy for a Monday dinner. Very little hands on time, and a low and slow cook in the oven, what could be better? Plus, leaving the oven on makes the house extra toasty. I’ve got plenty of experience with that.

The heat in my college apartment was controlled by the building super and didn’t come on until early November. In Chicago. To say it was chilly was an understatement. Since it gets cold well before November I had to get creative with how I kept my place warm. That meant plastic on the windows, space heaters, and turning on the broiler of the ancient oven and sitting in front of it in the morning wrapped in blankets. It was like a damn Dickens’s novel.

I loved it.

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