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Lesson Overview

Pot roasting is one of the combination cooking methods which involves both dry- and moist-heat cooking. Meat is often first browned before it is slowly cooked in a liquid. With just a few added vegetables, these one pot wonders require very little effort from the cook. This technique is prized fo…

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Lesson Objectives

At the end of this lesson you'll be able to:
  • understand what pot roasting is and how to make one
  • identify the best cuts of meat for pot roasting
  • identify the key differentiators between pot roasting, stewing and braising
  • explain how much liquid should be used when pot roasting
  • identify when a pot roast has finished cooking
  • know how to thicken and finish the sauce

Course Syllabus

START: Watch Lesson Platform Tour
1. Pot Roasting | Combination Cooking
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2. Complete Your Self Assessment
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3. What is Pot Roasting?
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4. Pot Roasting | The Right Cut of Meat
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5. Preparing a Pot Roast
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6. Cooking a Pot Roast
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7. Finishing a Pot Roast
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8. Practice Activities & Recipes
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9. Lesson Quiz
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Practice Recipes

A few of the practice recipes you'll learn in this lesson.

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13 Videos | 9 Tasks
Task 1: Pot Roasting | Combination Cooking
Task 2: Complete Your Self Assessment
Task 3: What is Pot Roasting?
Task 4: Pot Roasting | The Right Cut of Meat
Task 5: Preparing a Pot Roast
Task 6: Cooking a Pot Roast
Task 7: Finishing a Pot Roast
Task 8: Practice Activities & Recipes

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