July 27th, 2015

What Is a Kansas City Strip?

Kansas City Strip

You may have heard the Kansas City Strip Steak referred to as a New York Strip.

They are the same.

Folklore goes that a fancy chef in NYC felt the need to rename the KC Strip the NY Strip. But, hey, who was the original?

It’s all the same as far as types of steak goes.

A Kansas City Strip Steak comes from the short loin. It’s thick and juicy and can be ordered bone-in or boneless.

Grilling is the best cooking method, but when you’re cooking at home YOU choose how you want to prepare it. Broil it, grill it, pan fry – however you like!

But don’t cook your steaks too long. It’ll remove that delicious juicy flavor that comes from the pink center.

Thinking of cooking some KC Strips this weekend? Fire up the grill and enjoy!

Just remember where they’re from.

July 20th, 2015

Most Popular Steaks

Most Popular Steaks

What are the most popular steaks?

Depends on who you ask.

There are all types of steak rankings, but American food expert John Mitzewich puts them in this order:

  1. Ribeye
  2. Kansas City Strip Steak
  3. Filet Mignon
  4. T-bone Steak
  5. Porterhouse Steak
  6. Flank Steak
  7. Top Sirloin Steak

And no matter what order you rank them in, it’s pretty likely each one of these cuts will make the list.

My favorite has always been the ribeye for its extremely flavorful taste. Bone-in or out, it’s a winner in my book.

Filet mignon seems to be popular with the ladies. It’s delicate, tender and if you buy the right quality you can cut it with a fork. It’s the #1 customer favorite at The Kansas City Steak Company – so much so that they’ve designated August as Filet Mignon Month.

KC strips are perfect for grilling, along with T-bones and Porterhouse. And Top Sirloin is the way to go when you’re making steak sandwiches.

Flank steak is delicious for Mexican dishes like fajitas, tacos and more.

So what are the steaks that are most popular with YOU? Because, really, the best cut of steak is the one you enjoy.

May 1st, 2015

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Gift Boxed Filet Mignon

It’s almost time to celebrate Mom!

And how better to honor her than by making her life easier? Feed her!

Hey, she’s fed you for all these years, it’s time to return the favor. And not with just any old meal.

Mom deserves filet mignon.

That’s right.

Present her with steaks that are butter tender. Perhaps beautifully gift boxed.

Then cook them for her.

And clean up.

She won’t know what hit her. And you’ll be in her good graces for months to come.

See, friends, my Mother’s Day Gift Guide consists of one item: steak.

That’s all it takes to show her how much you love and appreciate her. Simple!