All Steak Cuts

We all know what to look for in a perfectly cooked steak—a hearty crust on the outside and a spot-on internal temperature (whatever your preference is). But achieving perfection can be tough. F&W's guide to steak takes you through the entire process, from buying the best cuts to slicing them up after they rest. Try tons of different recipes from our meat-loving expert chefs and even find out exactly what you shouldn't do in the kitchen.

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Steak Frites with Black Garlic Butter

Charolais is a breed of cattle from Burgundy prized for its tender, flavorful and marbled (not fatty) meat. Substitute a grass-fed or finished hanger steak to channel the juicy, nutty qualities of the French beef.

Beef Bourguignon

Learn how to make this classic French red wine stew by chef Ludo Lefebvre.

Instant Pot Short Ribs with Triple-Cream Mashed Potatoes

Short ribs in an Instant Pot? We were skeptical. But our fears vanished after one bite of these rosemary- and juniper berry–crusted beauties. The internet’s hottest kitchen gadget lived up to the hype, delivering fork-tender results in about half the time. You’ll need to sauté the short ribs in batches, so be sure to hit the sauté button periodically (it has a 30-minute cycle). A bed of extra-creamy potatoes makes the perfect base for the short ribs, but the sleeper hero of this recipe is the simple salad of apple, celery, and toasted hazelnuts, which provides balancing acidity, brightness, and crunch to this exquisitely comforting dish.

Baked Steak

Baked steaks with mushrooms in a creamy gravy are perfect for a cozy night in. Cube steaks are usually cut from the top round or top sirloin and pounded to help tenderize them. Slideshow: More Steak Recipes 

Best Strip Steak Recipes

Whether you're looking for a recipe for a classic steak frites dinner or want to spice things up with a tangy chimichurri, these steak dishes are super tender and so easy to make. Here, our best strip steak recipes.

Golden Steak and Eggs

L.A. chef Marcel Vigneron loves using healthy turmeric in both its fresh and powdered forms. Here, he seasons a flatiron steak with it, then fries eggs with fresh turmeric, lending the dish a peppery flavor and bright orange hue. Slideshow: More Steak Recipes 

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Beef Tenderloin Steaks with Mushroom Sauce

Store-bought demiglace, a concentrated stock, is the base for this recipe’s silky mushroom sauce. A go-to in traditional French kitchens, it adds instant richness to a sauce that will taste like it’s been simmering for hours. Slideshow: More Beef Recipes 

Your Steak Could Use a Shot of Bourbon

A brilliant, boozy grilling technique from chef Giuseppe Tentori on opening day of his new Chicago steakhouse, GT Prime

Flatiron Steaks with Poblano Mash and Tomatillo Sauce

California chef Jeremy Fox reinvents steak and potatoes, adding poblanos to the mashed potatoes and topping the rich dish with a bold tomatillo sauce. Slideshow:  More Steak Recipes