How to Make the Best Steak?

6 months ago Monica Watson 0

Steak is a staple in the American dinner table. Who can just resist the taste of that succulent and juicy beef? Roadhouse restaurants serve the best steaks which are made of secret family recipes handed down from generations to generations.

You can also come up with your own version of the perfect streak which will be loved by your family. To do this, you have to consider a few things such as the quality of the meat, the cooking time and the cooking environment. Here’s an article by Andrew Milne of to serve as a guide on how to make that perfect steak.


What’s at stake? A perfect steak, every time.
How many meat puns does it take to drive the Bon Appétit Test Kitchen mad? It doesn’t steak a lot.
But luckily, cooking the perfect steak doesn’t steak much either (sorry): All you need is good seasoning, perfect timing, a hot pan, a little patience, and a beautiful steak. Watch food director Carla Lalli Music as she walks us through it.

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It all starts at the butcher. Pick out your marbled darling a day or two before you’re planning on eating it so you can season and refrigerate it on a rack overnight. As Carla says, you can choose not to have pepper, but you’ve got to salt your steak. You may even be feeling coffee-rub adventurous…but that’s another story. Read the rest here.

Now that you now the most important things on cooking that perfect steak, here are few more tips that you can remember. These things are just basic and shouldn’t require advanced culinary knowledge to master. J Kenji Lopez-Alt of provide a detailed guide for you to follow.

All the methods and tips you need to make perfect steak, each and every time.

This week we’re getting back to the basics, exploring a few of the simplest, yet most persistent points of contention amongst steak-fryers and grillers.

If you’ve been a longtime reader of the Food Lab, you’ve already got your head around a few of the basics, like why you should cut against the grain (it makes for more tender bites), or why you need to rest your steak after cooking it (keeps it nice and juicy). If you’re really clever, you’ll figure out how to apply some of the principles outlined in our Perfect Prime Rib recipe and tests on how often you should flip a burger to ensuring that your steak is cooked perfectly evenly from edge to center (hint: warm it up first, flip it over and over as it cooks). Want the ultimate in even cooking and tenderness? Try cooking it in a beer cooler, using this sous-vide steak primer for temperature guidelines. Read the rest here. 

This video shows the top 5 steak recipes of renowned chef Gordon Ramsay.

One of the best restaurants in Washington that serves the best steak is the Fall City Roadhouse near Snoqualmie Falls. They have a great selection of food and drinks and an authentic American bar ambiance.