Start by prep the bacon: Figure 3 oz. uncooked bacon per pound. Cut the bacon into lardons and then cook bacon in a 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat until lightly browned in spots but still pink (do not cook until crispy), about 5 minutes….
No matter what style of beef roast you plan to serve you’ll find this rub and garlic infusion works quite nicely to add flavor. To insert the garlic cloves into the roast simply use a sharp knife to cut nice deep slots into the roast…
Cook’s note: You shouldn’t try to cook this roast without using a remote meat thermometer
I love to serve this roast cold as well as hot and if you want to serve cold it will be best to cook the day before and allow it to chill overnight. A simple mayo and mustard sauce is terrific with this, recipe follows….
Drain the ricotta in a strainer for at least an hour 9×13 glass or ceramic baking dish