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Grilling Steaks - Step by Step
Steaks are amongst the most popular meat to hit the grill and the one most people have trouble getting just right. The trouble is, everyone seems to want their steak cooked differently and since the cooking time is so short it is easy to get it wrong. Knowing your steak and how the feel of it changes as you grill it is the most important part....
Steak Doneness - From Rare to Well, How to Cook a Steak
Everyone likes there steak cooked a little different. Warmed through or burnt dry, there is a science to the perfect steak and knowing how to grill them to everyone's preference can be a challenge. Know the difference between medium and medium rare and you'll be ready to make everyone happy.
The Perfect Restaurant Steak
The best steak restaurant steak isn't grilled, it's fried. Yes, what you need is a flaming hot, heavy, cast iron skillet. You'll also need a hot grill (or oven), a good steak, butter, salt, pepper, herbs and a meat thermometer.
Want a great steak that isn't going to punch you in the wallet? Don't take out a loan to get a Rib Eye. Instead, get the steak next to it, the Chuck Eye Steak. Chuck steaks are not as tender, but are loaded with flavor and if you prepare them right you can grill a great steak. The secret is to know your chuck steak, know when and how to marinate it and grilling hot and fast, but not too much.
Beef’s best kept secret is this relatively inexpensive, yet tender and taste steak cut from the bottom half of the sirloin. You may have to search for this cut, but it is definately worth the work. Try marinating then give them a quick sear before finishing them off on a low temperature. Tender and tasty.
Grill a Steak
The secret to the perfect steak is all in the timing. Be patient and watchful and you can't go wrong.
Restaurant Steak Secrets
Aside from the grade of the beef and their own aging processes, restaurants use some basic tricks to get great tasting steaks. With a small investment you can get steaks nearly as good as they do on your grill or in the kitchen. Learn the secrets to a great steakhouse steak and amaze your guests.
The Flat Iron Steak
This relatively unknown cut of meat was discovered recently and has taken the beef industry, restaurant industry and grocery industry by storm. The Flat Iron is called by some, the best cut of beef, this "new" steak is definitely worth a try. Get is fast, before it becomes the most expensive cut of beef.
The Mexican Steak
The Mexican Steak is more than just a great steak, it is the beginning of a great meal. By marinating and seasoning steaks for the grill you have everything you need for everything from Fajitas to Carne Asada
Steaks start out virtually perfect, especially when you get a good steak. One rule about the way steaks cook is that the fat is going to shrink faster than the meat. This can cause the fat to fold or compress the meat. This pressure can squeeze out the juices and make the steak more difficult to eat. So sometimes you need to trim a steak to make...
These are the exceptions to all the other steaks. They stand alone, literally and while tough and desperately needing a good marinade, these steaks are rich in beef flavor and perfect for the grill. Learn about the Flank, Skirt and Hanger steaks and then go out and grill them, hot and fast of course.
Steak: Grilling Perfection
Step by step instructions for grilling the perfect steak. There is an art to the perfect steak and you'll need practice and the right process to achieve it.
If you want to add something special to a steak try a steak topper. Whether it’s just a pile of mushrooms or a fancy blue cheese sauce this is a great way to step up a steak, especially if it isn’t a great cut to start with.
Steak: Flavor & Seasonings
Not all steaks are created equal and so you need to know how to treat each different cut. A truely great steak needs little if any additional flavor, other steaks need marinades and some flavor to bring out their strengths. Whether you marinate, rub or sauce your steak you need to know how and when to do it to get the most for your money.
The Delmonico Steak
When Delmonicos of New York introduced Americans to this wonderful rib-eye steak it became so famous that the cut has become synonymous with the restaurant. That is why today you can walk into a butcher and order up a Delmonico steak and get the best steak of them all.
How to Select a Steak
Step by step directions that teach you how to select the right steak.
The Japanese Steak
Grill your steak the Japanese way.
The Italian Steak
The secret of Bistecca and other grilled steaks from Italy.
This classic cut of meat, isn’t a cut of meat, it’s a method of preparing a steak. The true, London Broil is actually a marinated Flank Steak, broiled or grilled. But as with many things that really catch on various cuts of meat have come to be known as London Broil, typically any lean, less tender cut.