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Roasting: to cook with indirect, diffused heat (as in an oven) for slower cooking to enhance flavor through caramelization and browning of the food surface.

Our Four Favorite Roasting Recipes

Use this classic slow cooking method for various types of meats, fish, poultry, and vegetables.

1. Parisian Roast Chicken

Parisian Roast Chicken

2. Roasted Small Potatoes with Fresh Rosemary

 Roasted Small Potatoes with Fresh Rosemary

3. Oven Roasted Halibut with Olive Oil & Meyer Lemon Zest

Oven Roasted Halibut with Olive Oil and Meyer Lemon Zest in Winters, Calif., on June 18, 2010. Food by Georgeanne Brennan

4. Roasted Asparagus with Balsamic Drizzle

Roast Asparagus w Balsamic Drizzle

Our Five Favorite Pans for Roasting

Ideal roasting pans distribute heat evenly and have low sides, allowing more of the oven’s heat to make contact with the food.

1. Anolon Tri-Ply Clad Roaster with Nonstick Rack: durable three-ply construction features an aluminum core between layers of stainless steel.

Anolon Roaster

2. Anolon Vesta Ceramic Baker: elegantly tapered walls with tulip-flared rims and curved handles offer plenty of room for potholder grip.

Anolon Baker

3. Circulon Roaster with Self Rack: heavy-duty carbon steel construction offers balanced heat distribution while rolled edges provide extra durability.

Circulon Roaster

4. Rachael Ray Rectangular Roaster: Durable stoneware construction features bold color and distinctive flared edges that make it easy to carry.

Rachael Ray Roaster

5. Farberware Roaster with Built-In Rack: heavy-duty carbon steel construction reliably resists warping and heats evenly to help reduce hot spots.

Farberware Roatser

How to: Crown Roast of Pork

Keep your roast moist by roasting at lower temperatures for a longer period of time. Slow-roasting helps tenderize tough fibers in meat, resulting in more succulent textures.

Give this cooking method a try with our Crown Roast of Pork recipe.

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