Tips & Techniques

5 Links to Read Before Making Holiday Roasts

December 18, 2013

Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.

Today: Give your holiday table the centerpiece it deserves.

Ann Seranne's Rib Roast of BeefBetty Wason's Pot RoastShow-Stopping Holiday RoastBeef Tenderloin with Port Wine Sauce

'Tis the season to set a beautiful table and fill it with show-stopping recipes. We're talking about the recipes you've had bookmarked in a "special occasions" folder all year, like roast leg of lamb and prime rib. (Yes, the time has finally come to use them.) So pull out your fanciest outfits, open the good wine, and make a roast. These links will help.

  • Want to make your roast even better? Add some fruit. (NPR.)
  • An incredibly thorough tutorial for cooking perfect prime rib. (Serious Eats.)
  • A legendary holiday dinner calls for one of these roast recipes. (Bon Appétit.)

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1 Comment

sexyLAMBCHOPx December 18, 2013
Great reading Serious Eats re: Prime Rib. Must try the preferred method which would be new to me.