The Art of Random Willy-Nillyness: Prime Rib Roast - Our Holiday Tradition

Monday, November 7, 2011

Prime Rib Roast - Our Holiday Tradition

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When I first met my husband, we started our own traditions. After 17 years, we still continue them. One of those traditions is having a Prime Rib Roast for the holidays.

It is a little pricey but well worth the price. When I first made my first prime rib roast, I overcooked it. The next year, I undercooked. The third year, it was perfect and from then on I have been able to perfect the recipe as time has gone on.

Making prime rib roast looks difficult but it is probably one of the easiest recipes around.

Holiday Prime Rib Roast

Ingredients:
Standing Rib Roast (3 to 5 ribs)
Pensey's English Rib Rub
Salt and Pepper
6 to 8 garlic cloves

Directions:
Bring Rib roast to room temperature and pat down with paper towels
Make a few slits in the meat and place garlic cloves in the rib roast
Rub the roast with the Penzey spice and salt and pepper
Turn oven to 450°-500° F
Place roast with the fatty side up on a roasting pan
Cook on high heat for 15 minutes then turn ven down to 350°F
Cooking time is based on weight. Allow 15 minutes per pound.
Always use a thermometer to check doneness:  115°-120°F for rare or 125°-130°F for medium.  

Remove from oven and let rest for about 20 minutes.

See how easy it is. It is also delicious. We usually serve our rib roast with mashed potatoes and homemade gravy. Also a roasted veggie and Yorkshire Pudding. Yummo!

I am submitting my recipe to the Macy's Recipe Share contest on Facebook. You can also participate as well. If you have a favorite holiday recipe, you can win some great prizes and have your recipe featured! Head on over to the Macy's Recipe Share site. Click on the Recipe Share tab. Submit your recipe. Then share on Facebook and Twitter. You can start sharing your recipes now. Deadline: November 30th.

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I am crossing my fingers that my recipe makes the cut. Hope you join in as well!!

Disclosure: I received Macy's gift card for my participation in this SheSpeaks campaign. The opinions in this post are solely mine and are based on my experience with the product.

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