Absolutely, hands-down the easiest meat entree you will ever do.  Rub, roast, and leave in the oven.  Done and done.  Thanks, Paula Deen.

This goes perfectly with Yorkshire Pudding, by the way.  You’re welcome.



Total time:  1 hr 41 min

Prep time:  10 min

Inactive time:  1 min

Cook:  1 hr 30 min

Serves:  6 to 8


  • 1 (5-lb.) standing rib roast

  • 1 Tbsp. House Seasoning, recipe follows


  1. Allow roast to stand at room temperature for at least 1 hour.

  2. Preheat the oven to 375 degree F. Rub roast with House Seasoning; place roast on a rack in the pan with the rib side down and the fatty side up. Roast for 1 hour. Turn off oven. Leave roast in oven but do not open oven door for 3 hours. About 30 to 40 minutes before serving time, turn oven to 375 degrees F and reheat the roast. Important: Do not remove roast or re-open the oven door from time roast is put in until ready to serve.

House Seasoning

  • 1 cup salt (to lower the salt, you could do ½ salt and ½ salt substitute)

  • ¼ cup black pepper

  • ¼ cup garlic powder

Mix ingredients together and store in an airtight container for up to 6 months.