Every year on Christmas night we have Roast Beast (from the Grinch: He brought everything back, all the food for the feast. And he, he himself, the Grinch – carved the roast beast.) Sometimes it’s regular roast beef, and I think one year we even had hamburgers.  But this year, I made Roasted Beef Tenderloin.  And oh my.  I think it was the best thing I’ve ever eaten.  And it was worth every penny (it cost quite a few pennies).

On Pioneer Woman, she talks about how to trim the tenderloin, but I made sure the butcher did all of that.  All her talk about that made me pretty nervous about cooking such an expensive piece of meat.  But, in reality, it could not have been easier.