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Roasting should be used for large cuts of meat.
Meat choices could be:
  • Pork Loin
  • Prime Rib
  • Turkey

When roasting a person should place the fat-side up on a roasting pan. Season the meat and then place in the oven for several hours. The food item should be checked with a thermometer to see if item is done. Check out the recipe and links below for some tasty roasting recipes.

Roasted Pork Loin with Potaotes and Herbs

Cook Time: 1 hour, 45 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 45 minutes


  • 1 boneless pork loin roast, about 3 to 4 pounds
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 4 to 6 medium potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 to 2 teaspoon freeze-dried or fresh chives
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt and pepper, to taste


1. Rub pork loin with 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 1 teaspoon onion powder, 1 1/2 teaspoons thyme, then sprinkle with salt and pepper; place pork loin in a shallow roasting pan. Roast at 325° for 50 to 55 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, peel and quarter potatoes; cook in boiling water for about 10 minutes. Drain, let cool, and place potatoes in a large bowl; toss with olive oil, 1 teaspoon dried thyme, chives, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, and salt and pepper. Place potatoes around pork loin; roast an additional 45 to 60 minutes, or until pork registers at least 155° on a thermometer.

3. Cover roast pork loin with foil and let stand for about 15 minutes before slicing.
Serves 8 to 10.

From: http://southernfood.about.com/od/porkroasts/r/bl30323a.htm