Discover four roasting methods for hearty weeknight meals and flawless holiday feasts! Confidently roast without a recipe as you follow James Beard Award-winner Molly Stevens through nine of her favorite dishes. Learn how to prep, truss and season a variety of meats, and use high-heat roasting for tender and juicy chicken. Unlock the secret to a perfectly browned turkey with combination-heat roasting, and pick up the tips to carve it like a pro! Explore sear-roasting for the ultimate steakhouse steak and five-star fish, and make a mouthwatering pork rack with slow and steady roasting. Plus, learn how to turn everyday vegetables into side dishes that might just steal the show!
Get comfortable with high-heat roasting by preparing a simple but delicious roast chicken with a crisp, golden skin. Molly shows you how to prepare your bird and pan to minimize scorching, check the bird for doneness, then turn the pan juices into a flavorful sauce while the chicken is resting. This quick roasting method is perfect for a weeknight dinner.
A larger roast, such as turkey or beef, benefits from initial high heat for browning, then a low and slow roast for even cooking all the way through. Molly takes the guesswork out of your holiday dinner by demonstrating step-by-step how to choose and prepare a turkey, roast it and carve it. Even seasoned cooks will learn some new tricks! Roast beef is also on Molly's menu. See how to achieve an ideal, even pink across every slice. Make it on the weekend and you'll have enough for a week of sandwiches!