Summer roasting: slow-cooker eye of round roast

An eye of round roast, sliced on a wooden cutting board.I hate using the oven in the summer because even with the air conditioning on, it simply gets too warm in here. So I’ve been learning to use my slow-cooker for more than just soups and stews. Throw some stock into  it, sear the meat in a pan with a rub, throw it into the stock and leave it alone for a few hours in the crockpot. And the kitchen doesn’t heat up in the process.

Here’s how I do up my eye of round roasts in the summertime:

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