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Besides the slow cook, acidity also helps to break down connective tissue and tenderize the meat. That’s why wine or tomatoes are so commonly used in pot roasting. In the following recipe, I use tomatoes and beer. Be sure to serve with mashed potatoes for a very satisfying meal. Note: you can also make this recipe with any other chuck roast or brisket, both of which braise nicely.