The Food Lab: How to Carve Prime Rib Like a Pro

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You already know everything there is to know about it and have just roasted your Perfect Prime Rib with Red Wine Jus and it's resting on a cutting board, waiting to be carved and served. Now what?

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.