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Cider Pork Roast

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This is so tasty. I got Justin to make it for dinner the other day since he had the day off and had time to devote to cooking. I got this Eastern European recipe from my mom. Who knows where she got it from.


I forgot to take the picture before slicing it up when the roast was whole and so tender it was falling apart. It was a beautiful sight.

The combination of pork and apples really compliment each other. This is nice and sweet without being overpowering. We used Granny Smith apples. I didn't want to use some of the softer-fleshed varieties because they basically disintegrate in the pot.

Ingredients:
1 pork shoulder or sirloin roast, about 2 lbs
2 tablespoons oil
5 cups apple juice or cider
3 tablespoons beef bouillon
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1 teaspoon black pepper
3 large potatoes, peeled and cut in chunks
3 carrots, peeled and cut in 2-inch chunks
2 cooking apples, peeled, cored and sliced into wedges
1 medium onion, sliced into wedges
cornstarch

Method:
1. Brown the roast in hot …