One of the best parts of the holiday season is the time spent with loved ones. Whether or not you celebrate Christmas, there is no denying that December is a great time for holiday roasts and gathering 'round with friends and family to break bread together. Here are two holiday roast recipes with wine pairings for you to try at your next dinner party.
Rosemary Crusted Prime Rib
One 12 pound prime rib
3 tablespoons fresh rosemary, coarsely chopped
2 tablespoons freshly ground black pepper
3 tablespoons salt
Serves about ten
• Place the prime rib in a roasting pan and season it generously with the rosemary, salt and pepper. Leave it loosely wrapped in butcher's paper and let it sit until it is near room temperature. This will ensure that the prime rib will cook more evenly.
• Preheat the oven to 450°. Roast the meat for 15...