Even though January is over, there’s still a whole month of winter left. Don’t let that get you down though because the cold days and evenings mean you can take full advantage of your oven. Turning on the oven for hours in the winter, when it’s freezing outside, can make for a toasty afternoon and evening; that’s why roasts are so synonymous with winter. Here are some of the best roast recipes that will get you through the winter with a warm, and full, belly:
Classic Roast Chicken
Learning how to make a roast chicken is a great culinary skill to have in your repertoire. It’s a classic comfort meal that provides leftovers for days. Plus, it’s a simple and delicious dish that you can quickly whip up for dinner parties and holiday dinners. This recipe from Jamie Oliver is my favourite. It’s easy to follow, uses simple and fresh ingredients, and the addition of lemon makes for one juicy and flavourful roast chicken.
Read more at JamieOliver.com
Pot Roast with Gravy
This is another quick and easy dish that can be used when you have people over for dinner or for a model Sunday dinner for you and your family. You can make this roast with vegetables, so you save time on dinner prep and dishes.
Read more at Simply Sated
Pork Roast with Honey Mustard and Bacon
This pork roast is wrapped in bacon, so it’s going to be a favourite in your recipe box. The honey mustard sauce is a light and sweet addition that adds a lot of flavour to balance this savoury dish. Serve it with roasted carrots and a green salad.
Read more at Food Network
Cider Roasted Root Vegetables
The apple cider vinegar and brown sugar make these roasted vegetables both sweet and savoury. This recipe would make the perfect side dish to any of the other roasts listed above.
Read more at Simply Recipes
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