Topping a tender beef fillet with a buttery, garlicky herb sauce sounds easy. So why are the flavors in this Iowa restaurant favorite often so out of whack?
In Chicago, spicy Italian roast beef usually starts with an inexpensive rump roast, which is marinated overnight. For home cooks, it makes sense to serve this roast for dinner-and make sure to have enough leftovers for sandwiches the next day.
Minneapolis taverns are famous for serving this moist beef burger stuffed with American cheese. Could we figure out how to keep the Lucy juicy and hold the cheese inside?
Tender meatballs, pasta, and greens are a great match-but we wanted to streamline this recipe to avoid most of the usual kitchen work.
Warm spices and a host of unexpected garnishes lend this regional chili its unique flavor. We wondered if we could recreate this Midwestern dish in our test kitchen.