Pot roast is a classic American meal, one of those hearty dishes that is particularly great when it's cold, grey, or sleeting outside. It tastes even better the next day, doesn't require any special equipment, and can be endlessly adapted to whatever makes you happiest to eat. It's a pretty easy recipe to make, too, a one-pot wonder that doesn't ask you to use every dish in your kitchen.
When Martina McBride is asked how her second cookbook differs from her first, her answer is simple: “It’s better.” Between publications, the country music star says she has evolved in the kitchen. We spoke with McBride about Martina’s Kitchen Mix: My Recipe Playlist for Real Life, expanding into new territory, and cooking’s presence in her life.