Christmas in July - Roasts and Ham
In winter, there is no better tastebud tantalising aroma than the home-sweet-home smell of a freshly baked roast. And a Christmas in July roast is perfect when you need to feed the masses. From turkey to pork and the best baked ham you can find; here are some of our all-time favourite Christmas in July roast ideas that will get your mouth watering and have you ready to impress your guests this season.
Christmas in July is a perfect time of the year to fill your kitchen with warming winter treats and morsels of tasty goodies. But time is often a precious commodity during the festive season and not everyone can create a masterpiece as successfully as Jamie Oliver.
When it comes to Christmas in July roasts, we happen to have a few tips that will help you prepare a meal that is guaranteed to impress.
So, if you want to make the most of winter, warm your humble abode with the smell of a good Christmas in July roast. Here is how is it done – The Christmas Cart way!
Let it slow, let it slow, let it slow…
There is one kitchen tool that our team at The Christmas Cart love to dust off at winter time – the slow cooker. Guaranteed to fill the air with tummy grumbling aroma, we love the slow cooker so much because it basically does the hard work and prepares a Christmas in July roast for us.
Baked ham is one of my family’s favourites. But poorly cooked baked ham has a tendency to dry out and resemble something more you would wear on your foot, not savoured in the mouth. Here we bring in the slow cooker for this easy baked ham recipe.
Check out recipe for The Deliciously Easy Slow Cooker Christmas Ham.
Crackle and savour
When talking Christmas in July roasts, you can’t go past a perfectly primed roast pork with juicy crackling. Using a leg of pork, pork belly, or shoulder of pork, we have the only recipe you need to create a masterpiece for your Christmas in July table.
In comparison to the slow cooked ham, this Christmas in July roast is great if you have a little more time to dedicate towards preparation. Find out how you can make the Best Ever Roast Pork and Crackling.
Gobble gobble up a Christmas in July roast turkey!
Plump, golden, tender and juicy; all the things you want from a Christmas in July roast turkey. Well, did you know that an orange could be the very key to cooking the perfect roast turkey?
Find more tips to nail the best ever Christmas in July roast check out How to Perfect your Christmas Roast.
Time poor or all the time in the world to prepare – you too can complete your table with roasts and ham just like the professionals. In fact, our Christmas in July roasts are guaranteed crowd-pleasers, no matter what time of the year!
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