How to cook prime rib and other beef roasts

How to cook prime rib and other beef roasts

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Put roast in oven, insert oven thermometer, remove 1 to 3 hours later. EAT. Enjoy any leftovers for 3 to 4 days in such menu items as sandwiches, soups, salads and casseroles. What could be easier?

Two popular holiday and special occasion roasts are rib and ribeye roasts. They're also among the most expensive roasts so it is important to know how to prepare them correctly. You may not find these in the open display case in the meat section of the store.  Check with the butcher who may have to cut some of these roasts for you or even order them in advance.

Following is a short series of tips that will help you bring out your inner chef: 

  • Why you'll like these cuts for that special meal
  • How to prepare and carve a rib roast
  • What you need to know about beef roast  names
  • How much beef should you buy for a roast?
  • Storing beef roast
  • Cooking equipment tips 
  • Planning the rest of your meal

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