Roasting Techniques Explained

A Dry Heat Cooking Method For All Sorts of Foods – Roasting is a dry heat cooking technique that is most often associated with meats like a large cut of beef, lamb or maybe a whole chicken or turkey but roasting is also a wonderful cooking method for vegetables and fish. Regardless of what you’re roasting, the dry heat of the oven combined with seasonings and maybe some oil or butter, produce a final product with a flavorful, golden brown crust and a moist, tender interior.
 

How NOT to Roast – Part 3

July 15, 2018 0 Comments
How NOT to Roast – Part 3

Even More Common Roasting Mistakes & How to Avoid Them This is Part 3 of How NOT to Roast. Part 1 gets into the history of roasting and some of the preferences you have when deciding to cook a roast like to sear or not to sear, bone in or bone out, that sort of […]

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How NOT to Roast – Part 2

July 10, 2018 0 Comments
How NOT to Roast – Part 2

Common Roasting Mistakes and How to Avoid Them This is Part 2 of common roasting mistakes and how to avoid them. In Part 1, I look at some of the preferences that are not mistakes but variations you can use depending on your own personal cooking style. Mistake #1:  Oven too hot or too cold […]

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How NOT to Roast – Part 1

June 28, 2018 2 Comments
How NOT to Roast – Part 1

Common Roasting Mistakes and How to Avoid Them Ever since Man discovered fire, they have been roasting meat.  Prehistoric man probably didn’t realize why their roasted meat tasted so much better than its raw counterpart, but we know now. Meats that have been properly roasted have a crisp, flavorful, deep brown exterior and a uniformly […]

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Simple Roasted Potatoes Recipe

October 13, 2017 3 Comments
Simple Roasted Potatoes Recipe

How to Make Basic Roast Potatoes In our house, my wife is Queen of the All Things Potato. She makes the best mashed potatoes, twice baked potatoes, baked potatoes and my kids can’t get enough of her roasted potatoes. Her method of preparing these roasted tubers is simple and described below. I already have a […]

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Pan Roasted Chicken Breasts with Sauteed Spinach Recipe

February 24, 2016 0 Comments
Pan Roasted Chicken Breasts with Sauteed Spinach Recipe

How to Pan Roast Chicken Breasts with Sautéed Spinach If you are looking for a great midweek meal that only takes 30 minutes from start to finish, this pan roasted chicken breast dishs with sautéed spinach is a good choice. My wife found this recipe created by Italian chef Massimo Bottura in a weekend section […]

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Pan Roasting Technique

September 16, 2012 8 Comments
Pan Roasting Technique

Pan Roasting—the Chef’s Secret Cooking Technique One of my favorite cooking techniques not talked about in most cookbooks If I could teach you just one chef’s technique that will help you save time in the kitchen and deliver a thick cut of meat to the table with a perfect sear and juicy medium-rare throughout, it […]

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Roasting Peppers | How to Roast Peppers at Home

September 16, 2012 2 Comments
Roasting Peppers | How to Roast Peppers at Home

How to Roast Pepper at Home You can purchase roasted red peppers in a jar and they are fine when you need them for a recipe, but there is nothing easier than making your own roasted red peppers with fresh red peppers. The price of red peppers fluctuates throughout the year so why not roast […]

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Roast Turkey | How to Roast a Turkey

September 16, 2012 0 Comments
Roast Turkey | How to Roast a Turkey

How To Prepare A Great Roast Turkey For The Holidays Most of us only roast a large turkey once a year at Thanksgiving but we all want that turkey to be perfect. I’ve tried lots of methods for roasting turkey – breast up, breast down, cooked whole, de-constructed, fresh turkeys, frozen turkeys, organic free range […]

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Roasting Technique | How to Roast Meat and Poultry

June 18, 2012 8 Comments
Roasting Technique | How to Roast Meat and Poultry

All About Roasting Meats How to Roast Meats & Poultry In the beginning, roasting was done on a turning spit over an open fire and the juices ran over the surface of the meat basting it continuously. Roasting is a dry heat cooking method. A more specific definition includes roasting in an oven, before a […]

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Cooking Beef Tenderloin

January 3, 2011 1 Comment
Cooking Beef Tenderloin

New Year’s Eve Beef Tenderloin Dinner If you are reading this holiday recipe, it just may be near the New Year so I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday, full of great joy and wonderful meals.  I’m looking forward to the New Year and all the new cooking techniques and recipes I will learn and […]

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