Home Cooking

Dinner

Help - dinner for my grandparents

Share:

Live your best food life.

Sign up to discover your next favorite restaurant, recipe, or cookbook in the largest community of knowledgeable food enthusiasts.
Sign Up For Free
Home Cooking 10

Help - dinner for my grandparents

JennyHunter | Feb 25, 2008 04:41 PM

I will be visiting my grandparents that are in their 80's this weekend. I asked them what they would like for dinner and the response was .."maybe a nice roast with potatoes, carrots, celery and onions - something you can just throw in the crockpot". Sounds delicious, right? But I never have any luck with a slow cooker - the veggies just always seem mushy - and i never know what kind of meat to buy. And how do I make a "gravy" for the meat and potatoes? Any advice would be appreciated. Or ideas for other "hearty" NOT gourmet meals that would be well balanced would be appreciated. I thought about making a big pot of beef vegetable soup too.

Want to stay up to date with this post?

Recommended From Chowhound