On this episode of Basics, I’m going to show you how to make two different kinds of pot roast: a classic Yankee roast that’s as American as apple pie, plus a modern take on the classic French pot roast. Ingredients & Shopping List + For the Basic Pot Roast: 9 carrots, peeled (5 chopped for mirepoix, 4 chopped into larger pieces for roast) 1 small yellow onion, peeled and roughly chopped 5 ribs celery, washed and chopped 1 eye round beef roast Kosher salt Black pepper 1 Tbsp tomato paste 3 cloves garlic 2 bay leaves 2 sprigs of rosemary 2 sprigs thyme 2 cartons beef broth, divided Dry red wine 4 russet potatoes, peeled and quartered Special equipment: dutch oven or braising pot + For the Fancy-Ass Pot Roast: 1 rib celery, chopped 2 sprigs parsley, plus an additional 1/2 cup chopped parsley 2 cloves garlic 2 sprigs thyme 3 bay leaves 1 small yellow onion, halved 2 whole cloves 1 leek, sliced (just the white part) 1/2 tsp whole peppercorns Kosher salt Black pepper 4 boneless short ribs 2 marrow bones, about 4-5 inches in length Water or beef broth for braising 6 cornichons, finely chopped 1/4 cup finely minced chives 2 Tbsp dijon mustard Dash of white wine vinegar 1 lb red potatoes, halved 4 carrots, peeled, quartered, and cut into 4-inch segments 1 bunch asparagus, halved Flaky sea salt Special equipment: dutch oven or braising pot, mesh sieve Music: “Even or Odd”, “Kickflip” by Blue Wednesday https://soundcloud.com/bluewednesday https://www.bingingwithbabish.com/pod… My first cookbook, Eat What You Watch, is available now in stores and online! Amazon: http://a.co/bv3rGzr Barnes & Noble: http://bit.ly/2uf65LX Theme song: “Stay Tuned” by Wuh Oh https://open.spotify.com/track/5lbQ6n… Binging With Babish Website: http://bit.ly/BingingBabishWebsite Basics With Babish Website: http://bit.ly/BasicsWithBabishWebsite Patreon: http://bit.ly/BingingPatreon Instagram: http://bit.ly/BabishInstagram Facebook: http://bit.ly/BabishFacebook Twitter: http://bit.ly/BabishTwitter