Monday, March 1, 2010

Nebraska Day (03/01/10)

Steakhouse Dinner

Serves 2

INGREDIENTS

Steak

2 boneless strip steaks, 1-inch thick and trimmed of fat

1 tablespoon unsalted butter

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Creamed Spinach

1 tablespoon unsalted butter

1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

1/2 cup heavy cream

1 pound fresh spinach, roughly chopped

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

DIRECTIONS

1. Pat steaks dry with paper towels and then season all over with salt and pepper.

2. Heat a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add steaks and cook, turning once, until browned, 8-10 minutes for medium-rare.

3. Remove steaks from pan and cover loosely with foil for 5-10 minutes.

4. In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. When melted, add flour and stir until smooth, about 1 minute. Add cream and reduce heat until mixture thickens, about 2 minutes.

5. Add spinach, salt and pepper to the mixture cover and cook until spinach is wilted, about 1-2 minutes. Mix well and serve.


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Written by and starring: Jess Hulett
Producer: Mike Stickle
Editor: Jennifer Hobdy
Food Photographer: Anita Aguilar

Executive Producer: Pamela Canales
Executive Producer: Karen Jackovich
Executive Producer and Creator: Mike Stickle

All photography by Anita Aguilar. “Meet Jess” photo of Jessica Hulett by Linus Gelber.