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16 Holiday Roasts with the Most

December  3, 2015

The gifts are bought, the holiday cheer is in the air, and now: It's time for dinner. There's nothing that shouts "special occasion" more than a beautiful roast in the center of the holiday table. Here, then, are 9 succulent roasts—beef, pork, lamb, and one handsome turkey—to fit the occasion. Your family and friends will be thanking you until next year. 

Lynne Curry's Prime Rib with Mustard and Herb Butter by Genius Recipes

  

Coffee-Rubbed Ribeye Roast by Mylittlejarofspices

 

Sweet and Savory Overnight Roast Pork by Merrill Stubbs

 

Lemon-Oregano Leg of Lamb by CherylDLee

 

Betty Wason's Basic Pot Roast by Genius Recipes

 

Roasted Pork Belly by monkeymom

Roasted Pork Belly

 

Ann Seranne's Rib Roast of Beef from Genius Recipes

rib roast

 

Prime Rib with Sautéed Mushrooms and Mom's Creamy Horseradish Sauce by Waverly

Prime Rib

 

Pork Brined in Rum and Cider with Apples by Kevin

 

Porcini and Rosemary Crusted Beef Tenderloin with Port Wine Sauce by TasteFood

 

New Year's Day Fresh Ham by wssmom

Fresh Ham

 

Leg of Lamb with Garlic Sauce by ChefJune

Leg of Lamb

 

Russ Parsons' Dry-Brined Turkey from Genius Recipes

dry-brined turkey

 

 

Whole Roasted Fish with Rosemary Potatoes by DueSpaghetti

Fish

 

Pomegranate Roast Lamb by Savour

Pomegranate Roast Lamb

 

 

Slow Roast Duck by Merrill Stubbs

Duck

 

Describe your perfect holiday dinner in the comments. (Invitations welcome!

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2 Comments

LBE January 1, 2015
These are so lovely, I want to cook the all right away! Though I am surprised to not see a roast duck. Culling my cookbooks now...
 
Suzy S. December 19, 2011
This is perfect as I'm making my Christmas menu now and my heart is set on doing a roast! In particular, my heart is aflutter Ann Seranne's Rib Roast of Beef recipe from "Genius Recipes"!