Italian Beef with Pepperoncini



1 (4 lb) very lean roast or 4 lbs good lean steak
2 T of Grapeseed or other high heat oil
1 cup beef stock
1 cup juice from the jar of pepperoncini
1/2 cup pepperoncini, sliced
2 bay leaves
10 or more garlic cloves, minced
1 t dried Mediteranean oregano
fresh cracked black pepper to taste
1 T Worcestershire sauce
1 Calabrian chile, minced – optional
12 slices smoky provolone cheese
12 whole wheat buns

Optional Toppings:

8 oz pepperoncini, sliced (deliciously pickled Italian pepper)
8 oz Italian mix Giardiniera (a vinegary mixture of cauliflower, carrots, celery, and peppers)
1/2 onion, sliced, browned in 1 T olive oil
1 red bell pepper, deseeded and sliced, browned with the onion

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