Posts Tagged ‘roast’

Citrus & Cider Brined Turkey with Butter and Citrus Herb Salt

Friday, November 15th, 2013
Cider Brined Citrus Herb Turkey Top View

Cider Brined Citrus Herb Turkey Top View

Cider Brined Turkey with Citrus Herb Salt

I’ve tried a number of recipes, brining, not brining, dry herb rub, conventional turkeys, organic turkeys, and heritage turkeys.  Last year I used the recipe below on a Mary’s Free Range Turkey, and I think it was the best turkey yet.  A combination of brining and a dry salt herb rub with a slow roasting gives a very moist and flavorful bird.  I must admit my best roast turkeys have been brined turkeys.
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Roast Beef

Friday, January 25th, 2013
Roast Beef

Roast Beef

Roast Beef

This is a great Sunday Supper.  It requires little attention and makes a lot of food for leftovers.  Serve with roasted vegetables for a complete meal.
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Roasted Boneless Pork Shoulder

Friday, August 17th, 2012
Roasted Pork Shoulder

Roasted Pork Shoulder

Roasted Boneless Pork Shoulder

Recipe courtesy of Tim Davidson

Roasts are great lazy weekend dinners.  They take a while to cook, but require very little attention, and make a lot.  This pork roast makes fall apart tender pork.  Shred it for tacos or pulled pork sandwiches.  Or, eat in as the main coarse with potatoes and other roasted vegetables.
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Cook Veggies Ahead of Time

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012
Roasted Carrots

Roasted Carrots

Tuesday Tip

Cook Veggies Ahead

I will often cook up a bunch of veggies ahead of time, either on the weekend, or if I already have the oven on. This is helpful in a few ways.
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Asparagus

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Asparagus

Asparagus is a quintessential spring vegetable. With its first stalks shooting up in March it announces the spring season. By the end of June we’re saying good-bye to fresh cut asparagus for the year (at least here in the northern hemisphere.)
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