Perfect Prime Rib

From Christmas Dinner

Perfect Prime Rib

Why This Recipe Works

Surprisingly, our perfect prime rib recipe turned out to be one cooked in a 250-degree oven. Unlike roasts that cooked at higher temperatures, this one was rosy pink from the surface to the center and was the juiciest and most tender of all...

Why This Recipe Works

Surprisingly, our perfect prime rib recipe turned out to be one cooked in a 250-degree oven. Unlike roasts that cooked at higher temperatures, this one was rosy pink from the surface to the center and was the juiciest and most tender of all the roasts we cooked. The only thing that bothered us about this slow-roasted prime rib was its raw-looking, unrendered fatty exterior. By searing the meat on top of the stove before low-roasting it, though, we solved this problem in our prime rib recipe.

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Christmas DinnerSeason 2, Ep. 214

Christmas is no time to experiment with new dinner recipes or techniques. The test kitchen gives you these foolproof recipes for holiday family favorites: prime rib with potatoes and green beans, plus...