Seared Steaks with Red Wine-Cherry Sauce

  • MrsWyman Posted: 06/18/13
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    5 star quality!

  • vandercooks Posted: 06/27/13
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    When we added the olive oil, it smoked immediately and caught fire! We tried again using medium high heat. We didn't get the same char as in the photograph, but it still tasted good without burning the house down.

  • Belladonna714 Posted: 07/16/13
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    This was good, but not great. I expected more complexity out of this sauce. As a disclaimer I did use 1/2 tsp of five spice in place of the star anise but I can't imagine that that would affect my rating much. I served this with the recommended green beans and smashed potatoes. I would not make this again.

  • carolfitz Posted: 10/17/13
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    Made beef & sauce to recipe using frozen cherries & two 8oz tenderloins, done to medium rare. Added the juices from the rested steaks to the sauce. Used a bit less milk in the dijon potatoes. Served with steamed green beans and roll-cut carrots. Good Fall supper & the cherry "surprise" was a big hit at the table.

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