The Basics: How to Make Basic Steak

The Basics: How to Make Basic Steak

From the store to the kitchen to the table: We outline the steps that get you from something raw to something cooked using simple ingredients, free of measurements and complicated techniques. A method that you can have in your back pocket and whip out whenever you like. We call it recipe-free cooking.

You'll need:

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  • a skillet (or a frying pan and a baking dish)
  • tongs
  • salt and pepper
  • olive oil
  • a meat thermometer (optional)
  • a steak

Illustrations by Bill Russell