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.