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Prime Rib Recipes For An Epic Christmas Dinner

There's something about the sheer size of a standing rib roast that makes us hungry.
12/19/2012 09:15am ET | Updated December 19, 2014

For some people, Christmas dinner just isn't Christmas dinner unless there is a brontosaurus-sized prime rib roast crowning the table. It's a meal that screams: this is special. And, well, special is what Christmas is all about.

Prime rib roast isn't something we get to eat every day -- the price of this fine cut reserves it for celebrations only. And because of its value, it's also a cut of meat you don't want to mess around with too much because, well, it's already perfect as it is.

But we can't help and mess with perfection -- and we also believe that a little tinkering is never a bad thing -- so we put together 11 recipes that will help you elevate this already glorious meal to an epic status.

1
Coffee Rubbed Prime Rib Roast
Half Baked Harvest
Get the Coffee Rubbed Prime Rib Roast recipe from Half Baked Harvest
2
Garlic Thyme Prime Rib
BS In The Kitchen
Get the Garlic Thyme Prime Rib recipe from BS In The Kitchen
3
Prime Rib With Mustard And Herb Butter
Mark Weinberg/Food52
Get the Prime Rib with Mustard and Herb Butter recipe from Genius Recipes via Food52
4
Herb Crusted, Garlic-Stuffed Prime Rib Roast With Creamy Dijon-Horseradish Sauce and Au Jus
The Cozy Apron
5
Classic Prime Rib
Simply Recipes
Get the Classic Prime Rib recipe from Simply Recipes
6
Roasted Prime Rib With Creamy Horseradish Sauce
Food52
7
Standing Rib Roast
A Spicy Perspective
Get the Standing Rib Roast recipe from A Spicy Perspective
8
Prime Rib Roast With Miso Jus
Steamy Kitchen
Get the Prime Rib Roast with Miso Jus recipe from Steamy Kitchen
9
Reverse Seared Prime Rib Roast
Nibble Me This
Get the Reverse Seared Prime Rib Roast recipe from Nibble Me This
10
Mushroom Crusted Prime Rib
Closet Cooking
Get the Mushroom Crusted Prime Rib recipe from Closet Cooking
11
Mark's Standing Rib Roast
Big, Bold, Beautiful Food
Get Mark's Standing Rib Roast recipe from Big, Bold, Beautiful Food
12
Wasabi-Garlic Crusted Prime Rib Roast
Liren Baker of Kitchen Confidante
Get the Wasabi-Garlic Crusted Prime Rib Roast recipe from Kitchen Confidante
13
Perfect Prime Rib Roast With Red Wine Jus
Steamy Kitchen

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