Excellent quality meat requires little more than salt and pepper.
This roast beef, nicknamed “Stegosaurus” for its sheer size, was enjoyed by the late journalist R.W. Apple Jr. at his friend Bill Baker’s English New Year’s feast. Save the beef drippings for savory Yorkshire puddings. A meat thermometer are an underrated kitchen tool but is the best investment you can make for perfectly cooked roasts. With just three ingredients, timing and technique is everything. An instant-read meat thermometer is an underrated kitchen tool and is the only way to guarantee juicy, perfectly cooked roasts every single time.
- 1 boneless beef shell roast (8 lb.)
- Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
Whether grilled, pan-seared, or roasted, few things are as primally satisfying as perfectly cooked beef. And while of course it’s healthier and more sustainable to consume meat in moderation, every once in a while we still want to go all-out with a big, juicy steak.