Steak

Meal Plan Menu | Week of 10/7/19

Add variety to dinner this week with easy, healthy recipes like Ham and Bean Soup, Thai Drunken Noodles, and homestyle Korean Barbecue! By Chelsea Paxton October 4, 2019 At Cook Smarts we value having a rock solid dinnertime routine. After…

For the Creamiest Pasta, Our Test Kitchen Director Swears By *This* Pan

Our Test Kitchen Director Josh Cohen knows his way around cookware. Cohen, who’s been cooking professionally for a decade, estimates that he’s flipped pancakes, seared steaks, made stock, and more with „about 400” pots and pans. But there’s one he…

It’s Fine on Salad, but Italian Dressing Is Even Better as a Marinade

Long before you could find ready-made marinades on grocery store shelves, bottled dressing was the go-to choice for flavoring and tenderizing meat and chicken. My mom almost always had a bag of skinless, boneless breasts swathed in Italian dressing in…

One Ingredient Gives This Classic French Dish New Life

Steak au poivre is the perfect dinner. It calls for a mere handful of ingredients, many of which you’ve likely got on hand. It’s quick-cooking enough to have as a weeknight meal yet très chic enough to serve at a…

Garlic Butter Steak Bites Are the Best Thing to Ever Happen to Beef

Garlic butter steak bites are everything you love about a steakhouse steak, with none of the work. Instead of cooking a whole steak, making a pan sauce, slicing the steak, and dipping into said sauce, these pieces of New York…

20-Minute Steak Salad with Chile, Garlic, and Herbs

I don’t often cook with steak, but when I do, I think of fast for best results. Grass-fed skirt steak and flank steak are both great cuts for this type of cooking — they’re thinner and benefit from a short…

The Absolute Best Way to Cook Steak Perfectly, According to Wayyy Too Many Tests

In 1988, my parents bought their first meat thermometer. They were in a butcher shop in Huntington, Long Island, and the white jacket–clad man with whom they were speaking was floored to hear that they didn’t already own one. They’d…

Why You Should Use This Fizzy Drink As a Steak Marinade

Are you sick of kombucha yet? I’m not, but that’s probably only because I didn’t really get into the stuff until about a year ago. In all honesty, I think kombucha is fine. Some brands are even pretty good, but…

Meal Plan Menu | Week of 7/22/19

This week’s meal plan menu gives you plenty of opportunities to discover fresh summer flavors and stay on track with your health and financial goals. With these long summer days spent traveling, taking the kiddos to camps and activities, or…

I Tried Martha Stewart’s Classic Steak Recipe (& Here’s What I Thought)

Martha Stewart’s classic steak recipe is the way most of us were taught to cook a steak: Let it sit out for a few minutes, sprinkle it with coarse salt and cracked pepper, sear it in a hot pan, transfer…