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Skirt Steak and Strawberry Salad

Even though we are in the middle of winter (with Boston getting 3-4 feet of snow in the past week), we enjoyed a wonderful spring-like day in Washington DC today. Of course that called for a dinner of perfectly grilled steak. I marinated a pound and a half of glorious grass-fed skirt steak from a local farmer’s market in...
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Garlic Scape Marinated Flank Steak

Unless you grew your own garlic, it used to be hard to find garlic scape in the US. But in recent years I have seen garlic scape being sold in ethnic grocery stores or at farmer’s markets. The season for these delicate tendrils (which are technically the flower of the garlic plant) is quite short because these appear on...
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Tandoori Filet Mignon with Mushroom Bourbon Cream Sauce

Yes, I know Tandoori Filet Mignon sounds like a weird dish. For most people the word tandoori conjures up images of hot spicy foods but in this case I just used a tandoor/Homdoor to grill a classic steak.  None of the Indian spices or flavors went into making it – it is called Tandoori merely because I used the...
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Pepper Steak with Cognac Sauce

I spent the first 25 years of my life in India where eating beef was a major no-no! When I came to the US to attend graduate school, it took me a couple of years before I felt comfortable eating beef. It was not that I was religious or that I followed anything of the Hindu tradition, somehow it...
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Mesquite Steak

This is an easy home-made steak that is as good as any pricey steak house.


1.    3 lbs of beef flap steak (quite reasonably priced at Costco) 2.   1/4 cup of Extra Virgin Olive Oil 3.    1/4 cup of Balsamic vinegar 4.    4-5 garlic cloves 5.    2 Tablespoons of Sweet Mesquite Seasoning


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