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Why You Should Grill or Smoke Mushrooms Now

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It’s National Mushroom Month! And no better time to put fabulous fungi front and center on your smoker or grill.

Because if ever there was a vegetable for live fire, it’s the mushroom. The spongy texture absorbs marinades, bases, and smoke flavor. Depending on the variety, it can be steak-like (think portobellos), oyster-like (think oyster mushrooms), or OMG swoony, like truffles or morels.

While most Americans consume four pounds of mushrooms per person per year according to the Mushroom Council, 98 percent are the familiar supermarket varieties—button mushrooms, criminis, and portobellos. (They are the same varietal, just harvested at different times. For more, including how resourceful Quakers in Pennsylvania started the $1-billion mushroom industry in the U.S., check out our guide to grilling mushrooms. There are actually 10,000 varieties of edible mushrooms in the world.

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And most of them are umami-rich and beautifully suited to the grill, as viewers of Project Fire, Season 3, discovered when Steven opened his first “Mystery Box.” It contained an array of gorgeous wild mushrooms, including beech mushrooms, the descriptively named hen-of-the-woods, and others. Executive Chef Chris Lynch, food stylist Nora Singley, and myself expected Steven to prepare one dish featuring this singular ingredient. But no. Steven, a serial overachiever (did you know he’s a Rhodes Scholar?) produced four sensational mushroom-based recipes for the camera! We knew right then we’d have to be a little cagier when it came to the Mystery Boxes. Check out the episode below!

Beloved by vegetarians, vegans, and omnivores alike, grilled mushrooms are meaty and satisfying. Just wipe clean with a damp paper towel, then trim about 1/4 inch off the stem. (If using shiitakes, remove the stem entirely as it is tough and unpleasant to eat.) Brush or toss with extra virgin olive oil, then season with salt and pepper or your favorite rub. Grill smaller mushrooms or clusters of mushrooms in a grill basket, or if using larger mushrooms, like king mushrooms or portobellos, grill them directly on the grill grate. Toss with fresh chopped herbs, if desired, before serving.

This giant puffball mushroom, which I found in my yard last September, was so big that I was able to cut it into “steaks.” My family and I enjoyed several great meals thanks to it and its five “siblings.”

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Rich in vitamins (like D, which is unusual in vegetables) and antioxidants, mushrooms are incredibly versatile. They pair especially well with bacon, pancetta, and other cured meats.

Below are some of our favorite mushroom-centric recipes:

Mushroom Recipes to Grill or Smoke

  • Tapas Bar-Style Mushrooms
  • Pan-Roasted Oyster Mushrooms with Coconut Milk and Mint
  • Grilled Beech Mushrooms with Sesame Soy Butter
  • King Trumpet Mushroom Poppers

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Strip Steak Tacos Recipe – How to Cook New York Strip Steak Tacos

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Strip Steak Tacos Recipe – How to Cook New York Strip Steak Tacos

Strip steak makes an excellent meat for fajitas. These fajitas are easy to prepare and require little clean-up. The steak is already seasoned, so you don’t need to marinate it before cooking. You can even freeze it for 30 minutes before you start cooking it.

If you plan on frying or baking the steak in tortillas, you should first marinate the steak before you begin cooking it. The marinating process will make it tender. Also, top sirloin steak is more tender than bottom sirloin. You can also purchase beef tenderloin, but it is more expensive than the other cuts.

First, heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onions and peppers. Cook until they are soft but not browned. Once they are soft, add the steak and stir-fry until it is no longer raw. Remember that the steak doesn’t need to be cooked all the way; it will finish cooking when you add the vegetables.

Strip steak is a great option for fajitas because it has a great flavor and is easy to cook. Whether you want to use it in a taco or as part of a fajita, strip steak is easy to prepare. You can grill it to your liking and then serve it with grilled vegetables. You can even add your favorite toppings to it.

Once the steak has been marinated, you can cook it on a hot grill or cast iron skillet. For medium-rare steak, you should cook it for about four minutes per side. If you don’t have a large enough skillet, you can cut the meat into thin strips.

In addition to flank steak, you can also use skirt steak for fajitas. Skirt steak is tougher than flank steak and requires more time to cook. It is also tougher to chew, but the flavor is more intense than that of flank steak. It can be served with grilled vegetables, salsa, and cilantro.

Strip steak is a higher-end cut of beef. It is made from the short loin subprimal and comes with the backbone, but the backbone is usually removed. The more marbling, the higher the quality. As a result, strip steaks are one of the most expensive cuts of beef.

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How to Prepare Crusted Steak With Lemon Butter Steak Sauce

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How to Prepare Crusted Steak With Lemon Butter Steak Sauce

Crusted steak is a popular dish at steakhouses, which is easy to make at home. You can grill or bake it, depending on your preference. First, you need to bring the steak to room temperature. Then, mix the crumbs with herbs and sprinkle them over the meat. Cook the steak until it is cooked to your liking.

When cooking steak, use a thermometer to check the temperature. The internal temperature should be at least 150°F. You can also add sea salt, if you want to. Continue to cook the steak until it reaches a perfect medium rare or well-done level. When you’re finished cooking your steak, you can move it to the cool side of the grill away from the coals. It’ll finish cooking slowly over gentle heat, ensuring that it is just right.

After heating the steak, prepare the butter. You’ll need it for the final crust, which helps with the magic char. If you don’t like butter, you can use beef tallow or butter alternatives. You can also brush the steak with melted butter on one side, then the other side. Remember to turn the steaks every few minutes to achieve the final crust. If you’re not careful, you may end up with a burnt steak.

Peppercorns are also an essential ingredient for the crust of the steak, as they add additional flavor and texture. Crushed peppercorns can be crushed using a rolling pin, mallet, or spice grinder. You can also include tomato or balsamic vinegar to the mixture. If you have a conventional grill, you can use this method to cook steak on it.

If you’re looking for an easy way to prepare a steak with a crispy crust, you’ll want to try a Parmesan Crusted Steak. The combination of spices, herbs, and cheese in this recipe transforms the steak dining experience. Serve it with grilled vegetables and a glass of red wine to make the most out of it.

Another easy method for preparing a crusted steak is by using blue cheese. It adds a bit of texture to the steak and also helps bind the ingredients together. It also pairs well with balsamic-glazed caramelized shallots, which add a nice balance of flavors.

To prepare the steak crust, you first need to make sure you have a skillet large enough to accommodate the steak. After that, you can place the steak in the oven for a few minutes to get the bottom part of the steak hot. Once it reaches the desired temperature, it should rest for about five minutes before serving.

When preparing a steak crust, you should always consider the cut of beef you’re using. It’s important to choose a cut with the right fat and lean meat. You may also want to make the steak as thin as possible to reduce the risk of it being overcooked.

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Hawaiian Steak Recipe and Houston’s Hawaiian Ribeye Recipe

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Hawaiian Steak Recipe and Houston’s Hawaiian Ribeye Recipe

Hawaiian steaks are made with tender slices of beef, juicy pineapple, and sweet mini peppers. These ingredients are marinated and grilled until tender. Hawaiian steaks can be served with potatoes, fresh vegetables, and a simple salad. If you’re looking for a fast and easy dinner idea, Hawaiian steak kabobs are a great option.

To make Hawaiian steaks, you’ll need Hawaiian seasoning salt. This seasoning mix contains ‘alaea salt, garlic, onion, and ginger powder. It’s best if you apply the seasoning mix to the steaks at least 20 minutes before grilling. You can use Hawaiian seasoning salt for steaks, chicken, fish, and vegetables. Just remember to apply it liberally.

Hawaiian steaks can be cooked using a grill or on a barbecue grill. This method results in a juicy center and charred edges. The meat is best grilled in Hawai’i. Once you’ve cooked the beef, it can be stored in an airtight container for three to four days.

To prepare Hawaiian steaks, start by marinating the steak. You can use soy sauce, pineapple juice, apple cider vinegar, and garlic. Then, pour the marinade over the steaks and let them marinate for at least a day. You can also make the compound butter ahead of time and use it to cook the steaks.

Before grilling the steak, you should season it well on both sides. Heat a cast-iron pan on medium-high. Cook the steak for about two minutes on each side. Once finished, remove the steak from the grill and refrigerate it. Once the steak is cool, remove the excess fat.

To grill Hawaiian steaks, heat up a grill to medium-high or high. Grill the steaks until desired degrees of doneness are reached. The internal temperature of the steak should be 130F for rare steaks and 140F for medium-rare steaks. After the steaks are ready, you should transfer them to a cutting board and cover them with aluminum foil. Let them rest for 5 minutes before slicing.

The meat used in Hawaiian steaks is usually made from Spam, which is widely mocked on the mainland. It’s also served with pineapple. Spam is eaten in about a third of U.S. households and was the winner of a state fair recipe contest. One Hawaiian state fair recipe even turned Spam into a nacho burger.

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