Tag Archives: Back to Basics

Company Pot Roast

Get ready for the best pot roast that you has ever crossed your lips.  This is not one of those fall apart roast that you cook to death and the end product does not resemble a slice of meat.  This produces a tender slice of beef and the best sauce  gravy that I have ever had.  This Company Pot Roast is Ina Garten’s from her Back to Basics cookbook.  It is all over the blogosphere receiving raves from everyone.  So whenever you want to impress company or just have a great meal for yourself this is a hit and you will find yourself making it over and over.  It is fabulous!

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Apple Dried Cherry Turnovers

When it comes to cooking,  simple is better.  I love Ina Garten’s Back to Basics cookbook that the Athlete gave me for Christmas.  The photos are just gorgeous  and I want to make everything in it!  For the last 5 or 6 weeks I have received bags of apples in my CSA box.  It has been many more apples than I can eat for snacks or in salads so when I saw this recipe I had to try it.  I’m so glad that I did.  I have made these twice and they are well worth the calories!

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Filed under Desserts, Turnovers