Tired of turkey? Impress friends and families with a delicious, perfectly cooked roast beef this weekend.
Here are nine favourites from The Globe's recipe archive.
Mustard-glazed standing rib roast: A standing rib roast makes a truly magnificent Christmas centrepiece
Horseradish-crusted beef filet: A spectacular main course that needs only simple garnishes
Filet of beef with lemon and walnut stuffing: Just because it's beef doesn't mean you can't have stuffing
David Lee's roast beef: Cook it slowly so the meat stays soft and moist
A healthier beef Wellington This version of the rich dish fits into today's healthy lifestyle
Roasted rib-eye: Serve with an extra creamy mashed potato and spinach soufflé
Lynn Crawford's slow-roasted beef tenderloin with bourguignon garnish: Created be a former Four Seasons' chef
Oven-roasted Porterhouse steak: Sure to win over any male guests
Roast veal with braised vegetables This roast is from Paris's Le Beurre Noisette
And some classic sides to go with:
Pan gravy for standing rib roast
Old-fashioned roast potatoes
Find more side dishes - and holiday desserts - in our searchable database of more than 2,500 recipes. Start here.