Tag Archives: beef

Recipe: Skillet Steak

This is a very simple recipe that may produce the best steak you have ever had. Ingredients: Cast iron skillet Steak that is not larger than the skillet Kosher salt Other seasonings of your choice Method: Heat your seasoned cast … Continue reading

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How to hack your prime rib dinner

Last night I enjoyed a prime rib dinner at House of Prime Rib in San Francisco. This is a fine specimen of the genre, with long waits for tables and toque’d carvers rolling silver trays hither and yon. The concept … Continue reading

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Recipe: Beef Stroganoff

Beef stroganoff was a staple of my supper club back in college. It was basically beef stew with some sour cream mixed in at the point of serving to add richness and a bit of tang. I’m grown up now, … Continue reading

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Recipe: Spiedie Marinade for Spiedies

This is the spiedie marinade I used for my spiedies taste test, corrected to include paprika like the winner. It produces moist, tender grilled meats whether you use lamb (the classic), pork, chicken or beef. Makes enough to marinate 1 … Continue reading

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Recipe: Sauerbraten (German-Style Marinated Pot Roast)

The classic German Sauerbraten recipe produces a nice sweet-and-sour pot roast that goes great with other German sides, such as my kartoffelsalat. Serves 8. Ingredients: 4-6 lb chuck roast or bottom round Kosher salt and pepper 1 medium onion, sliced … Continue reading

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Master Recipe: Beef Jerky

This is a “master” beef jerky  recipe because, with all the options available, I don’t want to be overly specific. Follow these general guidelines and you will have a delicious chewable strip of meat. Ingredients: Beef round steak, 2 lbs … Continue reading

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