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Baby shower in San Antonio

H all,

My mother and I are trying to plan a baby shower for my sister-in-law in San Antonio. I live in Maryland; my mother lives in Arizona.

We must plan the event for a weeknight in the week after Christmas, unfortunately. Our party will comprise perhaps 8 women, and I'm hoping that I can find a small, private room in a very nice restaurant where we can open presents and have a great time. I'd like my sister-in-law to feel pampered, of course. "Girly" is good!

Any suggestions?

Thank you kindly,

Nov 05, 2010
faile626 in Texas

Re-braise a pot roast?

Fantastic! Thanks to all for your replies.


Dec 26, 2008
faile626 in Home Cooking

Re-braise a pot roast?

Hi all,

Can I re-braise an undercooked pot roast?

I cooked a 2.5 pound blade-cut chuck roast yesterday per Alton Brown's recipe:

After four hours of cooking, the edges of the roast were fork-tender, but the center of it still lacked that tear-apart consistency that I was hoping for. I know I just needed to keep on cooking it, but it was 7 PM, and we were getting hungry. We just tore from the outside.

Now, I'd like to get the center more tender, but I don't know another few hours in the oven will do to this cooked roast that's been sitting in the fridge all night.



Dec 26, 2008
faile626 in Home Cooking