Roasted Root Vegetables

The definition of roasting is to cook (meat or other food) by direct exposure to dry heat, as on a spit. Well, I dont have spit, but I do have an oven!

My mom has made roasted root vegetables as long as I can remember. They are one of my favorite things ever (yes, I probably say that about a lot of things, but I mean it this time…and every other time, too…). This side dish, and really anything roasted, is great to entertain with because it usually takes 45 mins to an hour to roast and you can finish your makeup or pick up whatever your cat/kids/husband has knocked over while you were cooking. The second perk is that roasting is extremely easy. Toss it with some seasonings and olive oil, stir every 15-20 minutes, and an hour later – ta-da! Done! (more…)