#10 Cheesesteaks

Josh and I LOVE to cook together and we decided it would be fun to make our top #10 favorite home cooked meals and write about one each week. We started with #10…Cheesesteaks! We made our Cheesesteaks last night for FHE (Family Home Evening). Growing up, one of my favorite foods my dad cooked was Philly Cheesesteaks. When I married Josh, I found out he made delicious Cheesesteaks as well, I was super happy. We decided to modify this version a little bit. We were watching “Throw Down with Bobby Flay” a while back and Bobby Flay challenged an authentic Philly Cheesesteak place to make the better the Cheesesteak. Of course Bobby Flay lost but he did have a good idea about making a provolone cheese wiz. Josh and I wanted to try it so for this version we added the wiz. *Disclaimer*– We cook like artists, not scientists. Some of these measurements are “about” measurements. My dad calls it a little bit of this and a little bit of that.

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Josh found some rib eye steak on sale. The key is to cut away the fat on the edges but leave some marbled fat for the cooking. (I know red meat is NOT photogenic).
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We needed a really sharp knife to cut this little meat beast into small strips. Good thing Josh has sharp knives and strong muscles.
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He put the steak in to a zip-loc bag with corn starch and garlic salt. The corn starch helps the meat stay moist.
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Josh is shaking the bag and making sure all the meat is coated with salt and corn starch. While he prepared the meat, I sauteed some onions and garlic to put on the sandwich. We did separately because Josh doesn’t like onions. I sauteed about a 1/2 an onion and 2 tbs. of minced garlic.
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He started cooking the steak and started making the cheese wiz at the same time. He seasoned the steak with garlic salt and pepper. It was a very simple recipe. You can be really creative with seasoning, my dad likes to use steak seasoning and minced garlic when making his steak. The sky is the limit.
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He started off the cheese wiz with 1/4 of a gallon of milk and 2 pats of butter. He later added parsley, garlic salt, and flour to thicken the sauce.
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He added about 1 cup of chopped up provolone cheese and 1/2 cup to 3/4 cup of Parmesan cheese.
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The steak finished cooking and I put some onions and garlic on top.
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The delicious cheese wiz goes on top. Josh put some additional provolone slices underneath his meat. I also like melting provolone on the steak itself. We buttered the rolls and broiled them just until the tops were a little crispy.
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The messy delight! Cheesesteak!!
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Success! (He has such a cute face).

Cheesesteak Recipe-

Steak

Small strips of steak

Garlic Salt

Pepper

3 tbs. corn starch

Toppings

Grilled onions & garlic (1/2 yellow onion and 2 tbs. minced garlic)

Cheese wiz- 1 c. provolone cheese, 1/4 gallon of whole milk, flour to thicken, garlic salt to taste, 1/2 c. Parmesan cheese, parsley to taste, and 2 pats of butter.

Bacon- A few strips of bacon and barbecue sauce  can add a different and tasty vibe.

Bread

Any type of roll cut in half. Butter the sides and broil until just the top is crisp. A few minutes max.

Compile and eat 🙂

 

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5 thoughts on “#10 Cheesesteaks

  1. AWESOME!!! I’m totally going to try this and am looking forward to the rest of your food posts!!!!

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