Kathie's StoryGrandma would only use her oven if she baked several items at one, like meat, potatoes and a pie or bread. In order to save money she used her electric skillet whenever possible.
This is her electric skillet pot roast. And its good.
round or chuck steak or chuck roast
salt and pepper to taste
vegetables as desired (carrots, onions, potatoes, bell pepper, beans,celery, etc.)
1Heat electric skillet to 350 degrees and brown steak in oil. Add onion to skillet. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Reduce heat to 250 degrees. Add water to skillet so that bottom of skillet is covered about 1 inch deep. Add bay leaf, cover and simmer for 2 1/2 hours.
2Add any vegetables you wish. Chunks of carrot, potatoes, celery, onion wedges, etc. Add additional water if needed. Cover and cook for 30-45 minutes until vegetables are tender.
Serve with gravy made from skillet drippings.