"A man who was fond of wine was offered some grapes at dessert after dinner. "Much obliged," said he, pushing the plate aside; "I am not accustomed to take my wine in pills."--Jean Antheleme Brillat-Savarin, The Physiology of Taste
3 lb Arm Chuck Roast 2 C Ketchup 1 C Dry Vermouth 1/2 C Vinegar 1/2 C Water 3 C Celery, chopped small Onion, chopped 2 T Brown Sugar 2 T Worcestershire Sauce 1 tsp Dry Mustard 1/4 tsp Chili Powder dash Salt
Trim fat from meat; place in a deep casserole dish. Combine remaining ingredients and pour over meat. Cover and bake at 300º for 3 1/2 to 4 hours. Shred beef with two forks, picking out any leftover fat. Serve on buns. Freezes well.
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