Halfway House Pot Roast
1Saute a minced clove of garlic in a little butter untill butter is well flavored.
2Remove the garlic and place the meat in the butter then brown it well on all sides.
3Add the rum and then place the meat and liquids in a kettle, adding enough water to cover.
4Add horseradish, bay leaf, peppercorns, salt and sugar.
5Boil hard untill water is reduced one-half and meat is nearly done.
6Now add whole onions, carrots and potatoes, and cook in the liquid.
7Test until all are done.
8Then remove from the liquid, which is now made into gravy by thickening with a little flour and water smoothly mixed.