Posts Tagged ‘Steak’

This historic route 66 eatery is everything you expect and then some. Home of the free 72oz steak. It is legendary! http://bigtexan.com/ Enjoy!

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I often avoid eating out, because I can cook so much better, and spend so much less. This meal typically can cost $55 plus per person. One can easily make it at home with a little practice for $12.

Filet Mignon with Lobster Tail and Asparagus

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This was a throw together creation that turned out fantastic!

Pepper Steak Angel Hair Pasta with Kale

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I love cooking flat-iron steaks because they are much cheaper than filet mignon, but they are almost as tender. It is the most tender steak outside of filet. Tonight, I decided against grilling do to the Texas heat, and cubed the flat-iron steak sauteing it in about 15 cloves of garlic, one onion, and some Cajun seasoning. I then sautéed the spinach with garlic, and cooked the angel hair pasta, and mixed it all together with alfredo sauce in my big pasta bowl.

It would have made the greatest Italian happy! Hey, it will make anyone happy.

Here is the LOVELY dish.

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A quick very tasty meal that is easily accomplished

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One of the cheaper cuts of beef, that is quite lean and tender, is a blade steak. I really like them for there small thin size, and rich flavor. For this 40 minute home meal, I rubbed the blade steaks with olive oil and seasoned with Montreal Steak Season by McCormick. The blade steaks are cooked three minutes on each side to render them medium. Personally, I think it is a sin to cook a steak well-done. You might as well eat shoe leather.

The mushrooms were sauteed in butter. Yes, pure butter like grandma and grandpa use to use, and a little lemon pepper. Margarine may be lower in fat, but it is man-made and has additives.

The eggplant is sliced, peeled, coated liberally in olive oil,  seasoned with sea salt,  cracked black pepper, and roasted at 375 degrees for 20 minutes.

The broccoli trees are trimmed from the stem, the stems are sliced, and placed in a steamer basket for about six minutes. You want your broccoli slightly crunchy. If it is soft, it is over-cooked.

As always, have your ingredients out and ready.

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Oil your meat and season. It should be shiny.

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Prep the eggplant and prepare for the oven.

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Saute the mushrooms while the other items are cooking.

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Place broccoli in steamer basket.

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Enjoy Dinner!

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Steak tips: Season and marinate overnight. Never cook cold. Allow to meat to warm up at room temperature before cooking. Control your heat.

Baked Potato tips: Wash in cold water. Rub skin with olive oil. Cover skin in sea salt. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for one hour and ten minutes.

And here is a Texas size meal!

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