Braised Beef and Onions
- 1 ½ pounds onions
- heavy-duty foil
- 2 teaspoons ground allspice
- 2 tablespoons fresh flat-leaf parsley
- 6 large garlic cloves
- 2 2-lb well-marbled boneless beef chuck pot roasts (1 1/2 inches thick)
Put oven rack in middle position and preheat oven to 400°F. Pat meat dry. Stir together allspice, 2 teaspoons salt, and 1 teaspoon pepper in a small bowl and rub all over meat. Spread half of onions and half of garlic in a 13- by 9-inch roasting pan and arrange meat on top. Spread remaining onion...