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Throwdown-Winning Chicken-Fried Steak from A Taste of Cowboy by Kent Rollins

Yesterday I posted a review of A Taste of Cowboy by Kent Rollins. Today, Kent arrived at our Tribeca loft at 9AM and started cooking. His chuck wagon was back in Oklahoma, but he had a New York City assignment. Suzen belongs to New York Women’s Culinary Alliance and that group assembled here to sample…

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Blue Cheese Steak Sauce

  Blue cheese. I just hate assocaitin the word "bacteria" with something so beautiful. And so versatile. I love to eat blue cheese, directly, on crackers, by the quarter pound. But the truth is blue cheese belongs in salad and soups and, yes sauces. There is a photo at the bottom of this post of…

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Suzen’s Chili with Beans, Steak and Tequila

On Sunday, watching both the Super Bowl and the commercials, Suzen and I wanted food prepared in advance, easy to serve and as spicy as the New Orleans setting. Suzen had some leftover steak and a friend who had sample the meat said, “Make chili!” Great advice. This recipe cooks for hours but that’s good…

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Grilling a Steak and Maximizing Meat Flavor

While nothing beats a great steak, we often struggle to attain that greatness. How often have you, or someone at your table, reached for salt, and salt, and salt, to get the flavor boost you are convinced that steak needs. Of course, there are the endless lines of bottled steak sauces all there for you…

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