sauce for grilled steak

Bearnaise Sauce for Grilling Season – Why? Why Not!

Bearnaise sauceGrilling season is here! Over the holiday weekend Cheryl and I bought a new grill and it was delivered just in time for use on Memorial Day. Nothing too fancy, some steak and asparagus. I wanted to do something different for the asparagus and had decided to make some hollandaise sauce when a thought popped into my head. Since we’re having steak, why not simply add some tarragon and transform the hollandaise into the steakhouse classic béarnaise sauce? Oh yeah. (more…)


Horseradish Greens Pistou – More CSA Fun

Horseradish Greens pistou

Horseradish Greens Pistou

I was talking to my mom about the horseradish greens (after last week’s post) when a really good idea popped into my head: use them in a pistou-like sauce. Prime rib and horseradish sauce are a classic pairing so I thought horseradish greens, which taste like horseradish, would go well with a nicely grilled steak in the form of an herb sauce. Over the weekend I had a great opportunity to turn the idea into a horseradish greens pistou and see how it turned out. (more…)