Roasting is the go-to cooking method for holiday functions and big family gatherings. But you don’t have to save your roasting skills for special occasions – roasting is actually a simple way to cook on busy weeknights, too. Whether it’s your first time hosting a holiday dinner or you’re a confident, everyday roasting pro, we’ll show you how to bring out the savoury and sweet flavours of meat, vegetables, nuts and even fruit. All you need is a bit of prep, some seasoning and a little know-how, and you can prepare a crowd-pleasing spread that’s sure to have family and guests asking for seconds.
Check out some of our roasting guides just in time for the holiday season.
Your Guide to Roasting Turkey and Other Poultry
Break out the mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce – cooking a crisp-on-the-outside, juicy-on-the-inside roasted turkey or chicken is a snap when you know how it’s done.
Roast beef makes an impressive main for a holiday feast, but it’s also an easy option for weeknight meals. And roast for dinner means you’ll have lots of leftovers for lunch the next day.
Versatile pork makes a simple dinner for two or an elegant yet hearty roast for a holiday feast. It works well with just about any flavouring you choose, whether savoury rosemary or sweet peaches.
Roasting elevates fruits and vegetables, bringing out their natural sweetness. The oven’s heat evaporates the water, reducing any bitterness and leaving behind rich caramelization and a hearty texture.