One Ingredient Gives This Classic French Dish New Life

Steak au poivre is the perfect dinner. It calls for a mere handful of ingredients, many of which you’ve likely got on hand. It’s quick-cooking enough to have as a weeknight meal yet très chic enough to serve at a dinner party. And did I mention it only…

Steak au poivre is the perfect dinner. It calls for a mere handful of ingredients, many of which you’ve likely got on hand. It’s quick-cooking enough to have as a weeknight meal yet très chic enough to serve at a dinner party. And did I mention it only requires one pan?

If you’re unfamiliar with the classic French dish, it’s a meal worth getting to know. Steak au poivre is a simple steak supper with two key components: First, the beef, typically filet mignon, is crusted in coarsely ground black pepper. After the steak is seared in a pan, the brown peppery bits left behind in the pan get deglazed with either sherry or cognac and whisked into a snappy sauce.

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This Is My Favorite Way to Cook Baby Back Ribs

I’m about to say something that a lot of people, especially die-hard BBQ lovers, will find controversial: If you’re not using a slow cooker to make your BBQ ribs, then you’re doing it all wrong.

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I’m about to say something that a lot of people, especially die-hard BBQ lovers, will find controversial: If you’re not using a slow cooker to make your BBQ ribs, then you’re doing it all wrong.

(Hear me out.)

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This Summer Snacking Cake Is the Sweetest Excuse to Eat Your Vegetables

A snacking cake is exactly what it sounds like: a more casual, snackable version of cake. The cake equivalent to casual Fridays, a snacking cake is less fussy and less formal than a layer cake. But what its name might not suggest is that it’s much simp…

A snacking cake is exactly what it sounds like: a more casual, snackable version of cake. The cake equivalent to casual Fridays, a snacking cake is less fussy and less formal than a layer cake. But what its name might not suggest is that it's much simpler to make than the original, which in turn makes it even more enjoyable to eat.

Snacking cakes are baked in square or rectangular baking tins and served slab-style, no assembly required. Just a single layer of delicious cake—simple in the best way possible.

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