Random Recipe: Soy Ginger Flank Steak

Soy-Ginger Flank Steak

 

Ingredients:

       1 TBSP vegetable oil

       1 ½ TBSP Finely Grated Fresh Ginger

       1 TBSP Minced Garlic

       2/3 C. soy sauce

       ½ C. brown sugar

       1 flank steak

       Pepper to taste

 

Directions:

 

Pre-heat the broiler on your oven.   Heat oil in a small saucepan over medium heat.  Add the ginger and garlic and cook, stirring, until the garlic turns golden.   Add the soy sauce and brown sugar.  Increase the heat to medium-high and let simmer until slightly reduced and syrupy.  Take off heat and set aside.

 

Season the flank steak lightly with pepper. Brush the top side of the steak with some of the soy glaze, then broil for about 4 minutes. Using tongs, turn the steak then brush the second side of the steak with the soy glaze. Broil again for another 4 minutes.  Transfer the steak to a cutting board and let it rest for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, bring the soy glaze back to a simmer.

 

Thinly slice the flank steak across the grain and brush the slices with the re-heated soy glaze.  Serve.

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Random Recipe: Dutch almond cookies

Perfect holiday cookies.  These are sure to please any cookie lover.  You can find the almond paste in the bakers isle of your grocery store.

Ingredients:

1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup flour
1/8 tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
8 ounces almond paste
2 egg whites lightly beaten
3 ounces sliced almonds

Method:

1. Lightly grease cookie sheet.  Do not use dark or non stick pans for these cookies….as the bottoms will burn.  Aluminum works best.

2. In a medium mixing bowl sift together dry ingredients.

3.  In a separate bowl break up almond paste and beat together with egg whites using a hand mixer.

4.  Add dry ingredients to egg mixture and combine without over mixing.

5.  Drop by rounded teaspoon 2″ apart on cookie sheet

6.  Press 4 sliced almonds into the top of each cookie in a pinwheel design.

7.  Bake in a 300 degree oven for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.

8.  Remove to cooling rack and sprinkle with granulated sugar.