There are few things that can impress a dinner party crowd quite like serving steak. If you can boil water, you can serve pasta. If you’re spending a lot of money on your guests, you can boil lobsters. But for the combination of an indulgent, generous dinner party that takes a little bit more skill in the kitchen? Steak is the one item that consistently wows.
However, I think we can all agree that serving it can feel more than a little bit daunting. There are so many variables: Will I get the right cut? Will it be tender enough? Will I cook it to the perfect doneness? Will there be enough? Will people wish we’d just ordered pizza?
These nine tips will ensure everyone is stuffed and happy by the end of the night. And isn’t that all that really matters?