Every summer we plan a time to invite my grandmother over for grilled steak. I don’t buy steak often, so when I do, I want to be sure I get a really good one. Today I visited Borque’s Market and explained my plan to the gentleman behind the meat counter. He pointed me in the direction of the porterhouse steaks saying with a smile, “That piece, right there, is the tenderloin. That’s for your grandmother.” I nodded, and thanked him for the advice, as he wrapped the steak in paper, meanwhile further advising me to grill it for 12 minutes and it would be perfect. I passed those directions on to my better half who was manning the grill, and yes, 12 minutes was just right.
We also grilled fresh zucchini and summer squash, brushed with Heaps of Herbs oil from Streaked Mountain Herbs and Crafts, and prepared a fresh salad, steamed beet greens, and Near East toasted pine nut cous cous.