March 30th, 2012

5 Things To Know About Steak posted “Steak:  5 Things You Didn’t Know” – and, truth be told, I learned a little something.

Maybe you will, too.

Like, did you know the average cow is about 40% steak? I didn’t.

Click here to read more fascinating tidbits about arguably my favorite subject (you know, besides my kids. And kittens…).

On this Friday, you just might learn something new. And really, isn’t that the best we can hope for at the end of the week?

Read on for steak trivia you just might actually use!

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March 29th, 2012

Pineapple Steak?

We all know that a beautiful Teriyaki sauce can be enhanced with pineapple to make for an unforgettable steak marinade.

BUT, did you know that pineapple enzymes are a great tenderizer for your steak?

It’s all due to a protein-digesting enzyme called bromelain found in pineapple. Bromelain breaks down the collagen or protein in your steaks – thus, creating a more tender piece of beef.

Read more about this fascinating scientific and culinary topic here.

Want to know how to cook a fantastic Teriyaki and pineapple steak marinade? Click here.

So many uses for the pineapple in your steak creations! Try them and enjoy!

Photo courtesy of Marlena’s Menu.

March 27th, 2012

Prescription for Steak

The doctor is in!

This is the greatest prescription I’ve ever seen.

“Due to low iron, eat one steak per week in addition to current consumption”

I must get this doctor’s contact info and promptly move to this city.

Have you ever seen such a thing of beauty?

Perhaps it’s a joke. But, seriously, you can’t tease people like this. Steak is no joke.

What do YOU make of this prescription for steak???

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Hi! My name is Dena P., and I love steak. In fact, I’ve been on a quest for the perfect steak for a few years now.

I love experimenting with food and I like to get my family, friends and neighbors involved. They add a lot to my cooking experience by helping me perfect techniques and sharing recipes.

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