Tenderloin is, as the name suggests, a tender cut of steak with a soft, buttery texture that's worth the higher price tag on special occasions. The secret to the best flavour is to cook the sauce in the same pan as you cooked the filets; it will pick up the flavour from the browned bits in the skillet.
There's a family-style welcome at Inverary Inn and a family-pleasing menu that includes a classic apple and pork combo.
Although this recipe is in honour of Dad, any family member will love this diner standard, which is elevated to new heights with tender steaks, mushrooms and balsamic vinegar. Serve with Herbed Home Fries. Diner-Style Garnish: Cherry tomatoes and parsley sprigs
A thick-cut T-bone or porterhouse works best for this Italian-style steak. Standing it up on the base of the T-bone heats up the bone, which helps cook this extra-thick cut through to the centre. The tenderloin piece cooks faster than the strip loin, so serve it to the people who prefer their steak a bit more done.
Trade in your regular steak burrito for this smarter version, which is loaded with kale, red pepper and black beans. Using parboiled whole grain brown rice pares down the cooking time, so you can whip this dish up in a hurry. Top with salsa, fresh cilantro or sliced green onions.