Summer Steak and Baked Potato Cooking Tips

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Right Cut of Steak

Select cuts like ribeye, sirloin, or filet mignon for tender and flavorful steaks.

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Preparing the Steak

Season generously with salt, pepper, and your favorite herbs or spices at least 30 minutes before grilling to enhance flavor.

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Temperature Control

Ensure your grill is preheated to high heat (around 400-450°F) for a perfect sear.

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Grilling Time

Cook steaks to desired doneness: rare (120-130°F), medium rare (130-135°F), medium (135-145°F), or well done (over 160°F).

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Resting Period

Let steaks rest for 5-10 minutes after grilling to allow juices to redistribute for optimal tenderness.

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Selecting Baking Potatoes

Choose large russet potatoes, which are ideal for baking due to their fluffy texture.

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Preparing Baked Potatoes

Pierce potatoes with a fork and rub with olive oil and salt before wrapping in foil.

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Baking Method

Bake potatoes directly on the grill or in a 400°F oven for about 45-60 minutes until tender.

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