Take a big ole chunk of beef that's been discounted and is a day away from expiration (orange sticker from King Sooper/Kroger). Add about 2 tablespoons of olive oil to the bottom of the crockpot. Fit the pot roast into the crockpot - slice it up if necessary. Add about 2 tablespoons of low sodium tamari sauce (no wheat soy sauce), garlic powder and onion powder. Put it on low and let it cook all night. Try not to dream about beef.
At about 5 a.m. in the morning, when getting up to take the puppy out and feed it, move the pot roast around a little and add about 3 tablespoons barbeque sauce, then let it cook when you take another nap while puppy drops from exhaustion (playing). By 8 a.m. it (ooops, the pot roast, not the puppy) is ready for eating ... and it's so tender and moist and yummy!
p.s. Sometimes I do the same thing for chicken - yum!
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