Chicken-Fried Steak

I never ate chicken-fried steak growing up. I don’t know if we inherit tastes or not. But I do like Southern food and my paternal grandpa was born in Tennessee, then lived in Oklahoma for a while. My dad tells me his dad could pick out a perfect watermelon in the grocery store, but only […]

Steak Marinades

I like marinating flank steaks and London broils especially. You can marinade whole steaks or cut them into cubes or strips for different dishes like stir-fries and kebabs. Make Ahead Tip Double the recipe and throw one meal portion in a freezer bag with the marinade. You’ll be one huge step ahead on your dinner […]

Rib Eye with Ms. Kwok’s Black Pepper Sauce

Pan Roasted Rib Eye with Ms. Kwok’s Black Pepper Sauce – Lucky Peach For Christmas, my daughter gave me Lucky Peach 101 Easy Asian Recipes. I’ve made a dozen recipes from it and almost all have been both easy and delicious.  Last night’s pan roasted rib eye with Ms. Kwok’s black pepper sauce was no […]

Flank Steak Rub

I got the basis for this flank steak rub from Cooking Light, but left out their red pepper flakes. This makes a nice spicy rub. It’s not hot spicy although it would be if you add in the red pepper flakes. . I rubbed this on the meat about an hour before grilling it. It’s […]

Beef Spiedini Recipe

My youngest asked if I could make beef spiedini, little beef rolls. She was remembering some of the great food she’d had when she visited her grandparents in Florida a few years ago, including the beef spiedini.  I went online to look for a recipe but they were all a little different than she remembered. […]