November 13, 2015 · 6:15 am
Since it is release week for You Can Leave Your Boots On, I thought I would bestir myself to write my own #FoodieFriday post featuring something from the book. Bo loves a Porterhouse. That sounded good.
There are lots of methods for cooking steak on the interwebz, including this crazy freeze-fry method, which sounded like way too much effort. Hmmm… maybe I could get Bones to do this for me instead of actually doing my own work. (Have we discussed how lazy I am?) This turned out to be the easy part. Like Travis, I don’t often offer to bring home 2 lb chunks of red meat – Bones couldn’t quite pull off blasé as he agreed. You know, as a favor. Just because he loves me.
This is a simple method for cooking almost any steak and it doesn’t require a grill.
- olive oil
- 2 lb porterhouse steak
- black pepper
- red pepper
- minced garlic
- butter (about a tablespoon)
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February 13, 2015 · 12:09 am
Bones and I have had many wonderful meals out, but some of our most romantic dinners have been enjoyed at home. Valentine’s Day is tomorrow. If you’ve decided to stay in, N.N. Light is here with some tips for turning out a perfect, restaurant quality steak dinner.
Don’t forget to scroll down and check out her book, Princess of the Light. I’m thrilled to feature this book because a portion of the proceeds go directly to food banks in order to feed the hungry and help those in need.
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“Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly.” ―M.F.K. Fisher
Food and romance go hand-in-hand. I have had a love affair with food ever since I could remember and in my opinion, there is nothing more romantic than sharing a delectable meal with someone. Whether it is the triple A Angus steak or a roasted chicken breast, eating together is an intimate experience.
I am the luckiest woman on the planet because my husband is a retired chef and he loves to cook for me. He creates the most amazing food for me, better than any restaurant. I remember last year, he made the most amazing porterhouse steak dinner for Valentine’s Day. Here is a picture of the steak:
I sat down with him and asked him to give a few pointers for cooking a romantic porterhouse steak dinner. As he tells me, it’s not about getting the most expensive products but getting quality products and making them sing. Here are his tips: Continue reading →