Set it to brown in an oven, or put it on the spit of a roaster.
All of them kept coming to smell the air above the saucepans and the roaster.
Even as when we keep a roaster of the sucking-pigs, we choose, and praise at table most, the favourite of its mother.
Alec described to the Captain the method of making the roaster.
Season the veal highly with pepper and salt, with which cover the bottom of roaster.
Six roaster patents were issued to other inventors in 1878–79.
In a previous chapter we spoke of the South Shore roaster district of Massachusetts.
In 1882, the Hungerfords, father and son, brought out a roaster.
I glanced out and discovered our Mignon standing erect beside her roaster with flushed cheeks and dancing eyes.
In 1908, an improved type of Burns roaster was patented in the United States.
mid-15c., agent noun from roast (v.). As a kind of oven, from 1799; as "article of food prepared for roasting," 1680s.
late 13c., "to cook by dry heat," from Old French rostir "to roast, burn" (Modern French rôtir), from Frankish *hraustjan (cf. Old High German rosten, German rösten, Middle Dutch roosten "to roast"), originally "cook on a grate or gridiron," related to Germanic words meaning "gridiron, grate;" cf. German Rost, Middle Dutch roost.
Intransitive sense "be very hot, be exposed to great heat" is from c.1300. The meaning "make fun of in an affectionate way" is from 1710. From the same source as roster. Related: Roasted; roasting. Roast beef first recorded 1630s (cf. French rosbif, from English).
early 14c., "meat roasted or for roasting;" see roast (v.). Meaning "a roasting" is from 1580s. Sense of "an unmerciful bantering" is from 1740.
: this national love for a good ''roast,'' this spirit of mockery
To make fun of; ridicule; insult, often in an affectionate way: had been roasted often by the critics as a ham (1710+)