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Grandma Brown's Beef Barbecue

Grandma Brown's Beef Barbecue

This is terrific northern barbecue! My grandparents were from Michigan so she did her own take on it. Makes it worth a try. She did not include any measurements in this so I am going to do my best.
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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 6 hrs
Total Time 6 hrs 20 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6 people


  • 1 any size chuck beef roast no specification
  • 1 medium Onion
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1/2 tsp Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp pepper to taste
  • ketchup to taste
  • yellow mustard to taste
  • worcestershire sauce to taste
  • can small tomato sauce to taste
  • barbecue sauce to taste
  • buns


  • Grandma says to cook a Chuck Beef Roast on the top of the stove with an onion, water and salt and pepper until done. I would say use a crock pot on medium for 6 - 8 hours.
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  • Break up the roast (it should fall apart) and take out the fat.
  • Grandma says to add ketchup, mustard, worcestershire sauce, tomato sauce and barbecue sauce a little bit at a time until you get the right taste.
  • Serve on buns.
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