The Perfect Prime Rib Recipe

Tuesday, October 4, 2011


Every year my mother makes a prime rib roast for Christmas dinner.  It’s tradition.  And, every year that prime rib causes some kind of drama.  That’s tradition too.  Apparently, prime rib is fickle.  There’s something about it that just seems to defy consistency.   My mother always prepares it the same way, and while it often turns out great,  sometimes it’s overdone, and other times it just doesn’t seem to want to cook at all.  The rest of the family has started an annual “prime rib pool”, taking bets each year on which way the prime rib will sway.  Let me tell you, having a prime rib roast that misbehaves on Christmas doesn’t make for pleasant dinner conversation – especially at my mother’s table.  The rest of us couldn’t care less. Overdone or underdone, it always still tastes good.  But, Mom spends the rest of the meal obsessing over it and analyzing every little thing that could have gone wrong.   That’s how she rolls.  And, that’s why I’ve never attempted a prime rib – until now.  read more >>

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