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A Centerpiece Worth Celebrating

Nothing brings family and friends together quite like a full holiday meal menu. Whether creating an entire festive feast from scratch or looking for a tasty dish to take and share, these dishes aim to fill up the table and keep the seats around it full as well. From a tender, juicy attractive main dish to a zesty twist on a holiday favorite to sweet treats that bring holiday cheer, dinner through dessert offer tastes sure to please.


Pork Crown Roast With Garlic Herb Rub

A stunning main dish is the centerpiece of any holiday meal, and a pork crown roast can lend an extra special touch to this year’s celebration. Find main dishes, sides and desserts, as well as a variety of holiday meal packages to fit any size gathering, at OmahaSteaks.com.

1                    Omaha Steaks Pork Crown Roast

1/4 cup        kosher salt

2 tbsp           coarsely ground black pepper

1/3 cup        fresh garlic, peeled and finely diced

1/4 cup        thyme, leaves removed from stem and coarsely chopped

1/4 cup        rosemary, leaves removed from stem and coarsely chopped

2 tbsp           sage, leaves removed from stem and coarsely chopped

1/2 cup        plus 2 tbsp olive oil

2 lbs              baby red potatoes, halved

1 lb                fresh pearl onions, peeled and halved 

Thaw roast completely and remove plastic packaging.

Heat oven to 350 F.

Prepare rub by combining salt, pepper, garlic, herbs and 1/2 cup of olive oil.

Mix 2 tablespoons of rub with remain­ing 2 tablespoons of olive oil and toss with potatoes and onions.

Liberally rub all sides of roast with remain­ing rub, including in between bones. Put any excess rub on top.

Place roast on foil lined sheet pan and spread potatoes and onions around sides of roast. Cook on center rack of oven for approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes to 2 hours and 35 min­utes for a 9-pound roast, or until internal tem­perature reaches 145 F in the middle.

Let rest for 10-15 minutes before cutting away string and slicing between bones for 16 even portions. Serve with roasted red potatoes and pearl onions in natural au jus. Family Features

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