Here's a simple thing you can do to improve your turkey. Throw out your roasting rack. It's time to kill this old tradition whether you are cooking indoors or outdoors, whether you are roasting a turkey or prime rib.
What if you don't want to cook a big hunk of meat? What if you have something like a chop or a bunch of chops? For pan roasting, the list of essentials is short, but you need to have the right gear and be a little more hands-on.