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February is for lovers of all sorts, and what better way to express your love then to prepare an exquisite beef tenderloin or filet mignon, or, for the really adventurous; carpaccio or a plate of steak tartare. All these recipes use the highest quality beef.
Expensive? Yes. Are they worth it? You bet!
[Don't worry, next month we'll be talking about 101 things you can do with ground beef ;-) ]
Recipes to cook: Grilled Steaks & Tomato with Basil-Garlic Bread
We're incorporating our friend the Veggie's veggie of the month with this recipe!Broiled Filet Mignon
Easy yet elegant!Peppered Beef Tenderloin Bundles
A little more difficult but well worth the effort!
A word or two on using raw meat - make sure that you get the meat from a reputable butcher and tell him/her that you will be using it for carpaccio or tartare. It has to be fresher than fresh, you know - 5 minutes ago it was mooing... ;-)Carpaccio
Paper thin slices of raw beef served with olive oil, capers and thin slivers of fresh Parmesan cheese.Steak Tartare
Seasoned and spiced raw ground filet. Sounds gross? Try it.