This made the house smell heavenly, a perfect cool weather dish. The meat literally falls off the bones. Mashed potatoes as an accompaniment is a must. The total cooking time is actually 2 hours 15 minutes, adding in the time to thicken the sauce the total cooking time is 2 1/2 hours.
This was created on one of those nights when I wasn't awfully hungry, but had to cook dinner anyway. Since I was pretty unmotivated to start with, I was very surprised that this came out as well as it did. I tend to cook by sight and taste so these measurements are my best guesstimates. See what you think!
As old as the swamps in Louisiana, this recipe predates the title pot roast! This is the most wonderful tasting pot roast you'll ever try. Worth every minute of the work! I have such fond memories of my grandmother creating this magic in her kitchen and her entire house filled with the heavenly aroma. For the Creole seasoning, I use Emeril's with half the salt and then watch the amount of salt and pepper you add depending on the amount already in your Creole seasoning.