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Sometimes You Just Need A Good Steak

Steak Dinner

Sometimes you just need a really good steak. We normally buy the lower grades of beef you find in the supermarket coolers. Last night, we cooked up a prime top sirloin. Prime is a higher grade of beef and it really does make a difference in the beef. Now, don’t get me wrong, we’ve enjoy a good grade A or AA steak but the Prime is better. So, a good steak dinner was in the works. Continue reading Sometimes You Just Need A Good Steak

Club House La Grille No Salt Added Steak Spice, Makes a Good Burger

Steak Spice

I like Montreal Steak spice. Unfortunately, it comes with a drawback. It has a lot of salt. She Who Must Be Obeyed notes that is bad for me (I hate it when she is right). Also, I think a lot of salt on grilled meat makes it a bit drier. I have no proof of that except my experience. Continue reading Club House La Grille No Salt Added Steak Spice, Makes a Good Burger

Old Bay With Blackened Seasoning, OK Seasoning, Not So OK For Blackened Spice

This was originally posted on February 21, 2014. It has been reposted due to a catastrophic back up failure by my web host.

Blackened Cod

I like Old Bay Spice and I like blackened fish. This product seemed like a natural.  I started with a piece of cod. I melted some butter in a cast iron pan over high heat. As soon as it melted, I put the cod in the butter and turned it. I put it on a plate and gave both sides a generous dusting of the Old Bay With Blackened Spices Continue reading Old Bay With Blackened Seasoning, OK Seasoning, Not So OK For Blackened Spice

Crispy New Potatoes, In February?

Crispy New Potatoes

In my previous post, I smoked a sirloin tip roast and finished it on the Weber Barbecue. I’d bought the roast as it was on sale. They also had those designer little new potatoes in a small bag on sale. I normally never buy them because they are expensive. Also, if there are small new potatoes here in February, they have been trucked in from parts far away from here. Continue reading Crispy New Potatoes, In February?