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Carving a standing rib roast is one of the simplest carving tasks around. Far easier than, say, carving a chicken or a turkey. Check out this step-by-step slideshow and you'll be carving like a pro. Be careful, your relatives may end up wanting to hire you for parties.
About the author: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt is the Chief Creative Officer of Serious Eats where he likes to explore the science of home cooking in his weekly column The Food Lab. You can follow him at @thefoodlab on Twitter, or at The Food Lab on Facebook.