Definition of pot roast in English:

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  • A piece of meat cooked slowly in a covered dish.
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    • The range of recipes for cooking it includes a pot roast, barbecued beaver, baked, fried, stewed, fricasséed, or in a meat loaf or pie.
    • That's nothing compared to the time she burned down the kitchen trying to cook a pot roast.
    • I think I had a pot roast cooking on low this morning.


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  • (pot-roast) [with object] Cook (a piece of meat) slowly in a covered dish: I had chicken pot-roasted in a case of sea salt
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    • The second portion talks about cooking techniques - pot-roasting, grilling, souffles and soup.
    • I decided not to have it on the basis that pot-roasted meat always looks grey and unappetising and reminds me of my paternal grandmother's cooking.
    • I have been looking for ways of using more of this milder, more subtle, aromatic flavour, so here is a recipe for a Provençale dish of whole chicken pot-roasted with 40 cloves of garlic.

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