01. We [roasted] a chicken for supper on the last night we were camping.
02. My aunt and uncle made a delicious [roast] beef for dinner when we visited them.
03. I'll be back in a sec; I have to put the [roast] in the oven.
04. When we went to a youth hostel in Tadoussac, the leaders [roasted] a whole pig in a huge pit to celebrate the national holiday.
05. Our beans are [roasted] to perfection, resulting in a smooth, full-bodied coffee.
06. The children [roasted] marshmallows around the campfire, and sang songs all evening.
07. The goose should be [roasted] in the oven until the meat is tender, and separates easily from the bones.
08. "You will [roast] in hell for eternity if you do not repent your sins!" cried the preacher.
09. Our [roasting] pan is too small for the turkey you bought.
10. The Martians slowly [roasted] the astronauts over the barbecue, occasionally dipping them in a mixture of spices and hot sauce for added flavor.
11. A favorite dish of the Aztecs was [roast] turkey with chocolate gravy.
12. The length of time the malt is [roasted] determines the color and flavor of beer.
13. In South Africa, termites are [roasted], and eaten by the handful, like pretzels or popcorn.
14. One of the more unusual and popular dishes in Ecuador is [roasted] guinea pig.
15. The average U.S. household serves chicken at home between two and three times per week; 68 percent of the time it is either [roasted] or baked.
16. There is a Chinese proverb which states that a man who waits for a [roast] duck to fly into his mouth must wait a very, very long time.
17. There is an Egyptian proverb which observes that an onion shared with a friend tastes like [roast] lamb.
18. Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin ate [roasted] turkey for their first meal on the moon.

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