Basic Boeuf à la Mode

Preparation info

  • Makes

    6 to 8

    Servings Depending on the Size of the Roast
    • Difficulty


Appears in

Glorious French Food

Glorious French Food

By James Peterson

Published 2002

  • About


  • 1 chuck roast (3 to 5 pounds [1.3 to 2.3 kg]) for pot roasting
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Put the meat in a nonaluminum bowl with the wine, the vegetables for the meat marinade, and the bouquet garni, and let marinate in the refrigerator for 4 hours, or overnight.

Put the optional fatback in the freezer for about 30 minutes to partially freeze it and make it easier to slice. Cut it into ¼-inch by 6-inch [.5 by 15 cm] strips and, in a small mixing bowl, toss the strips with t