Hoosier Roast Pork with Dressing and Gravy

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3-4 lb pork roast
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3 c water
3 Tbsp cornstarch
1 c cold water
1/4 tsp pepper
1 tsp worcestershire sauce
2 c broth from roast
1 tsp seasoned salt
1 tsp lemon juice
1 small can sliced mushrooms, drained and chopped

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Kathie Carr Recipe
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North Liberty, IN (pop. 1,896)
Member Since Jul 2010
Kathie's notes for this recipe:
When I was in high school Mom worked as a cook in the restaurant kitchen at the South Bend Farmer's Market. Every Saturday they served old fashioned Roast Beef and Roast Pork. Everything there was homemade and simply delicious.

This roast pork dinner was my favorite. It was served with real mashed potatoes and homemade dressing. Fresh vegetables were used most of the year.

And after your dinner there was homemade pie.

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Place roast in roaster or large roasting pan. Pour water into bottom of pan. Cover and cook at 325 degrees until internal temperture of meat on meat thermometer reaches 155 degrees. This should take 1 1/2- 2 1/2 hours depending on the roast you have chosen. When roast reaches 155 degrees remove from pan, strain drippings, and reserve broth. Allow roast to sit for about 20 minutes before slicing.
Meanwhile make gravy. Dissolve cornstarch in water. Pour into roasting pan where some drippings remain. Stir until well blended. Add remaining ingredients except mushrooms. Bring to a boil and cook until clear and thickened. Add mushrooms. Serve gravy over sliced meat, mashed potatoes and homemade bread dresing. (See separate recipe for dressing.)

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user Valri Cherry Valricherry - Jan 16, 2012
Hmmmm you don't season your meat before cooking???
user Kathie Carr kathiecc - Jan 16, 2012
Not this roast. It was Mom's recipe. She liked the slow roast meats and did her seasoning after it was cooked. I'm sure you can do it the way you think is best.
user Kathie Carr kathiecc - Jan 17, 2012
Here is the link for Mom's home made dressing:

Awesome Homemade Dressing (Stuffing)
user Bob Monkhouse bobmonkhouse - Jan 31, 2012
This recipe looks lovely but where is the crackling? I have been tring to make the perfect crackling on my roast pork for years and recently found this recipe theperfect.info/perfect-por...
user Kathie Carr kathiecc - Jan 31, 2012
Crackling sounds wonderful. Sorry that my Mom didn't make it that way. :(

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