2mix the chili sauce, beer, and french onion soup mix
3place the rye bread slices on the bottom of the slow cooker
4put the meat on top of the bread and the veggies around the meat. salt and pepper
5pour sauce mixture on top of the meat and veggies. Cook on high for 6 hours OR if using a dutch oven, pre-heat the oven to 350 and cook covered for 3 1/2 to 4 hours or until the meat is tender.
6***when the meat is cooked, transfer to a cutting board and thinly slice against the grain. Use the pan juices to create a gravy, by pouring the juice into a blender. Because the juice is hot, only fill the blender halfway and hold onto the lid. Repeat with the remaining juice. The bread makes the gravy thick, so no need to add flour.
Chef Theo Friedman's dinners center around multi-course, intimate, and experimental pop-up experiences. He brings new perspectives to food by being inspired by artists, ingredients, and the passionate diners who attend his one-of-a-kind events. In honor of Chef Theo's partnership with Stella Artois, he takes advantage of Union Square Greenmarket's and North Brooklyn Farms' fresh produce to create the ultimate end of summer menu.
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