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“Unusual method for turning an economical low-fat roast into a delicious, tender, juicy, pink inside delight! Follow the instructions to the letter for best results. The roast must be salted, wrapped and refrigerated for 24 hours before cooking. Cooking time is 3 hours total. The best thermometer to use is a probe thermometer with a cable to attach it to a digital controller outside of the oven.”
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  1. First day: Spread salt evenly over all sides of beef roast. Wrap in plastic and refrigerate 18 to 24 hours.
  2. Second day (start this process 2 1/2 hours before you wish to serve): Preheat oven to 225 degrees F. Prepare shallow roasting pan with rack.
  3. Unwrap roast, pat dry with paper towels. Rub vegetable oil over surface. Coat with 2 teaspoons ground pepper. Brown roast in a medium-hot skillet on all sides until dark brown, about 3 minutes per side.
  4. Place on roasting rack. Place thermometer probe in the center of roast, insert from end.
  5. Roast uncovered for about 1 hr 15 min to internal temperature of 115 degrees F. DO NOT OPEN OVEN DOOR. Turn oven off and leave roast in place for 30 to 50 minutes, until meat reaches 125 degrees internal temperature.
  6. Remove from oven, place on board. Cover with foil, and allow to rest for 15 minutes before slicing. The roast will be pink and juicy in the center.

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