Say "I Love You" With a Giant Steak

Rib Eye and Radishes in Bagna Cauda Butter © Con Poulos
By F&W Editors Posted February 12, 2016

This year, bring the steakhouse experience home for Valentine's Day.

Impress your date with a romantic dinner featuring a large, juicy, show-stopping steak. From buttery rib eye to old-school porterhouse, here are nine delicious steak recipes to win Valentine's Day.

1. T-Bone Fiorentina with Sautéed Spinach

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Mario Batali drizzles giant T-bone steaks with a peppery olive oil just before serving.

2. Spice-Rubbed T-Bone Steaks

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Big, thick steaks need a lot of seasoning, so be sure to cover them liberally with salt, pepper and any rub before grilling.

3. Rib Eye and Radishes in Bagna Cauda Butter

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What's the secret to this amazing steak? Baste it with garlicky anchovy butter while it roasts.

4. Throwback Porterhouse Steak

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Butcher Tom Mylan loves making big porterhouse steaks like his father did in the 1980s, brushing them with a simple and delicious combination of bottled barbecue sauce spiked with cheap beer.

5. Flank Steaks with Shallot-Red Wine Sauce

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A buttery red wine-and-shallot sauce with a touch of sweetness from balsamic vinegar turns a simple, juicy flank steak into a special meal.

6. Flat Iron Steaks with Blue Cheese Butter

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Blue cheese butter made with Gorgonzola, shallot, tarragon and Worcestershire sauce adds great flavor to any steak.

7. Steak with Shallots and Lyonnaise Potatoes

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Star chef Daniel Boulud's delectable steak is ready in just 30 minutes.

8. Southeast Asian Rib Eye Steaks 

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These steaks get a terrific boost of umami from the anchovies and mustard in the marinade.

9. Butter-Basted Rib Eye Steaks

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Halfway through cooking, these bone-in rib eyes are basted with a mixture of butter, thyme and garlic, so they're crusty outside and richly flavored.

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