Following Steven Raichlen's recipe, we used skirt steak to make fajitas on Sunday. I found the meat particularly chewy/tough and rather unpleasant overall. What can we do to improve the experience?
I understand it has to do with the marbling of the meat. Does the grading system apply to the entire cow, as in any cut from this cow is considered prime/choice/select? Or is it done by the portion ...
I went to a 5* restaurant once, the steak was unbelievable. You could cut it with a butter knife, it was fat and juicy, pink in the middle, great stuff. When I cook it at home, I seem to just slice ...
What's the best method for storing steaks in the freezer? How should I wrap them? Should they be stored individually?
I started marinating some almost-thawed chicken and skirt steak in the refrigerator on Monday. It's Saturday, and I still haven't gotten around to cooking the meat. Is the meat still safe to cook ...
I love steak and I've recently had wagyu beef at a local restaurant and it was delicious and unlike any other steak I've tasted. I noticed that a local supplier sells wagyu beef and it's close to ...
I'd like to know what techniques people have used for aging their steaks. Dry or wet aging.
When cooking steak, I have always been told groundnut oil is the best to use. But what difference does it make? Is it the best? And if it is the best, what's the next best?
I'm talking about what makes a good piece of meat for a steak. not how to cook it. What type of cut? Thickness? dry aged? to marinate or not? seasoning? I've always been partial to a Ribeye (high ...
I'm sure each has their own differences in texture (and cost) but don't really know exactly what they are or what they are best used for. I like bone in ribeyes so I haven't bothered to try ...
I love steaks so much, that I would like to get a green card and live in the States just to enjoy good steaks whenever I want. When I try to cook a steak at home (I live in Italy), it always turns ...
Before cooking a steak, you're supposed to let it sit out at room temperature. You're also supposed to salt it. What is the proper timing for these steps? How long do you let the steak come up to ...