Epicurious.com features a well-rated standing rib roast recipe that calls for only three ingredients. The Food Network also has a popular recipe for standing rib roast.
To make the Epicurious.com standing rib roast, use a small knife to make slits in the meat, insert slivers of garlic into the slits, and season the rib roast with salt and pepper. Roast at 450 degrees Fahrenheit for 25 minutes, then reduce the heat to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and roast for an additional 16 minutes per pound. This yields a medium-rare center. Let stand for 15 minutes before cutting.
The Food Network recipe calls for making a paste to rub into the meat out of 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper, chopped rosemary, chopped garlic and olive oil. Massage the paste into the meat, and season with salt. Place chopped onion, 1 pound baby carrots, 1 pound sliced cremini mushrooms and diced celery into the bottom of a roasting pan, and then add 1 cup red wine, 2 cups chicken broth and 2 bay leaves.
Place the meat on top of the vegetables, and roast at 450 degrees Fahrenheit for 25 minutes. Reduce the heat to 350 degrees Fahrenheit, and cook up to two hours. Rotate the pan halfway through the cooking, and spoon the juices over the rib roast periodically. Let the roast rest 15 to 20 minutes before carving.