Black & Wright

Evolution of Southern Fare

Located in Chicago, Black & Wright is renowned for its culinary excellence and southern inspired dishes. We invite you to tour our site and discover the joys of cooking

Black & Wright offers private cooking and catering events in an array of styles perfect for a small group outing, power meetings, garden parties, sixth or sixtieth birthdays, bridal showers and anything else that may fall in between.

Whether you are looking to learn how to BBQ, cook a vegetarian feast or a gourmet dinner we will be happy to work with you to prepare a tantalizing menu.

Crockpot Spicy Italian Beef

3 cups of beef broth2 teaspoons beef base 1/2 tablespoon of Italian seasoning 1 envelope of Italian Dressing Mix 1 (3-5 pound) rump roast 1 cup of golden peperoncini 1 cup of Italian mix giardiniera 3 cloves of garlic, smashed Italian deli rolls Sauteed peppers and onions, optional Sliced mozzarella or provolone cheese

Add the beef broth to the crockpot turn up to high. Whisk in the beef base, Italian seasoning, and Good Seasons packet until well blended.  Add the roast, the peperoncini and giardiniera (without the juices), and the garlic. Reduce heat to low and cook for 10 hours.

Remove the roast and let rest for 10 minutes. Cut into chunks and return the meat to the crockpot. Keep on low for several hours.  When ready to serve, spoon meat with or without juices onto bread, plain or toasted, add mozzarella or provolone and place under the broiler to melt. Serve au jus with drippings from the crockpot for dipping, if desired.