100 recipes for the American favorite. This cookbook celebrates the versatility of steak, both as a family barbecue staple and as a gourmet meal. The innovative recipes cover classic roasts, slow-cooked dishes, pan-fried selections, barbecuing, salads, and side dishes. A detailed introduction discusses the health benefits of steak (and there are many) , the different steak cuts by name (also shown in photos and diagrams) , the best buys for good quality, storage hints, cooking methods, wine suggestions, and a selection of rubs, marinades, butters, and sauces. Some of the great recipes are: - Caramelized Beef Salad with Green Mango Dressing - Beef and Oyster Bruschetta - Retro-style " Steak Diane" - Stuffed Cajun Charred Rib with Garlic Butter - Rosemary Grilled Kebabs This comprehensive cookbook celebrates one of America`s favorite foods, proving with style that there are definitely more ways than one to cook a steak.