Maple-Glazed Pork Roast with Rosemary

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Maple-Glazed Pork Roast with Rosemary

Why This Recipe Works

An unexpected technique yielded tender, juicy pork when we experimented with our maple-glazed pork roast recipe. We found that searing the roast first on the stovetop ensured a crisp, caramelized crust before reducing the maple syrup in the...

Why This Recipe Works

An unexpected technique yielded tender, juicy pork when we experimented with our maple-glazed pork roast recipe. We found that searing the roast first on the stovetop ensured a crisp, caramelized crust before reducing the maple syrup in the skillet used to sear the pork. Roasting the pork in that same skillet was the best way to get a beautifully glazed, perfectly cooked roast. The key to juicy pork: Don't overcook it. Today's pork can be safely served at 145 to 150 degrees, so we removed the pork from the oven at 135 degrees and let it rest on the cutting board before slicing.

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Season 4, Ep. 409
Maple-Glazed Pork RoastSeason 4, Ep. 409

Pork producers have worked so hard to remove fat from their pigs that most pork roasts have little character. Glazing a pork roast with maple syrup is an attractive way to boost flavor, but all too of...