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Kentucky Bourbon Sirloin Steak

  Suzi often has guests from overseas who want a typical American meal. Nothing can match a great steak with bourbon sauce. In our picture here, you see just a trickle of the sauce on top of the meat. Me, I create an ocean of sauce and then immerse the steak. That’s tasty but not…

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Chipotle Rib Eye Steak from Rubs by John Whalen

  I just posted a very happy cookbook review for Rubs by John Whalen III. In Rubs you’ll find over 100 recipes for perfect seasonings: rubs, marinades, and sauces. Plus recipes, like this one, for using those seasonings. Rubs are an easy, effective and innovative way to add flavor to proteins, from red meat to…

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Perfect Marinade for Steaks from Serious Barbecue by Adam Perry Lang

In his book Serious Barbecue, Adam Perry Lang is deadly serious. And fun. He discusses the skills, tools and techniques we can all follow to barbeque perfection. Now, some of his recipes are intense. His Marinated Skirt Steak with Garlic and Cilantro involves a marinade, a rub, and a final resting butter. Did Suzen and…

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Pepper Steak from Meat & Potatoes by Judith Choate

Recently I did a TBT cookbook review of Meat & Potatoes by Judith Choate. Published in 1992, the book is filled with classic recipes. Some, I think, so classic you may not have ever had them. Here’s a recipe, Pepper Steak, that once was very popular but seems to have slipped away from our tables.…

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