First Time Mom and Losing It: Perfect NY Strip with Certified Steak and Seafood Company

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Perfect NY Strip with Certified Steak and Seafood Company



Months ago I didn't really eat beef or pork because of the fat content and calories. Now that I am low carb I am up for trying different cuts of meat, especially beef. I never really knew what kinds of beef to buy because I used to just get what I knew growing up. It was always those thin minute steaks that my mom would make with vinegar, onions and pepper (bistec encebollado).

I got an amazing opportunity to sample three items of my choice from Certified Steak and Seafood Company so I went with cuts I have never cooked before. I got a NY Strip, Beef Short Ribs and T-
Bone Steak. It was a bit hard picking just the right combo of meats because they had so many different ones to chose from. Not to mention some amazing seafood too!


When my order came a few days later I was curious to see how it was packaged and shipped. First I unwrapped the plastic and then I opened the top of the cooler. Inside was a bag of dry ice that was carefully sealed, had instructions right on top and a handle to easily take out. I have seen my share of cooking shows that say how you can get burned from dry ice so I could appreciate the extent of safety they went through. Then below the dry ice was my three beautiful cuts of beef.


I decided to tackle the New York Strip first and this is how I cooked it:

Perfect NY Strip
  • New York Strip
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tblsp butter
  1. Fully defrost your NY strip safely in the refrigerator. Thirty minutes before you are ready to cook your strip remove from the refrigerator and set aside. 
  2. Turn on your oven to 400 degrees. Mix the seasonings and set aside until you are ready to cook. 
  3. Remove the strip from the plastic packaging and pat dry with paper towels. Sprinkle with mixed seasoning on both sides. 
  4. Get a small frying pan really hot and then add some olive oil. Add your strip and cook on medium high heat for about 4 minutes. Remove from pan and place on baking pan cooked side up. 
  5. Place butter on top and place in the oven for about 6 minutes for medium. Cook for less or more depending on how you like your meat cooked. 
  6. Enjoy with a nice side salad.
Certified Steak and Seafood Company is an amazing company where their motto is to  "offer the finest product at a reasonable cost and support our customer before, during, and after the sale with the highest quality care in our industry." They use Certified Angus Beef and cut their steaks to their own standards. They also source their seafood directly and inspect it and sort out only the best for their customers. Certified Steak and Seafood Company also offers every customer their own Concierge who is always available to assist them in any way that they can.

Go to Certified Steak and Seafood Company to see all of the amazing and high quality products they offer.

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

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17 comments:

  1. Wow! That looks delicious! I've been looking for a place that sells good seafood...I will have to check them out!

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  2. I can't eat pink meat, so if it was cooked completely, I bet it's really good :) I love me a well done steak.

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  3. Two of my favorite things steak and lobster. I'll have to give Certified Steak and Seafood Company a try.

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  4. Thanks for sharing this recipe. I am going to share it with my mother in law.

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  5. That Looks perfectly cooked to me! I would go for the lobster over the steak any day though! I love lobster!

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  6. mmm i love steak! thanks for sharing this recipe.. its seems easy enough even for me to follow.. lol

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  7. My family is a steak loving family. They'd love this post. :)

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  8. That sounds perfect right about now. I really love a good steak!

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  9. Oh my gosh, that looks amazing! I've never used butter on a steak before. I'm going to have to make this now. Thanks!

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  10. That looks so good! Nothing better than a well cooked steak and some potatoes.

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  11. And I'm drooling. A nice steak is totally my fave comfort food!

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  12. I seriously wish I had your perfect NY strip for dinner instead of my cheeseburger!!! in a word --YUM!

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  13. Looks delicious- I just purchased some steak the other day and will have to use your recipe when I make it.

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  14. I am not a big steak eater but you did a great job. That lobster in that picture is right you my alley I am more of the surf girl...lol

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  15. I love steaks! These look so good! Thanks so much for the post.

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