This is the type of meal we eat when I’m allowed to roam free in Whole Foods on a hot day.
New York strip steaks were on sale for $12.99/lb. We bought a steak that was a little over a half pound and split it.
I also had some shrimp at home. I marinated them in garlic, avocado oil and crushed red pepper. I put them on the cast iron grill pan after the steak had finished and was resting. They had awesome flavor.
Surf and turf.
I used my cast iron grill pan to cook some asparagus and corn while I roasted some fingerlings in the oven.
I topped the fingerlings with some soy-based Cesar dressing we had gotten at City Farms. So delicious.
Washed it all down with some strawberry lemonade that I had left over from making popsicles.
Not a bad meal, if you ask me.
So while it was an excellent and complete meal, it gives you a glimpse of how I tend to cook in the summer. Much more simply. There is so much wonderful fresh produce that often needs little done to it. It’s also the direction I am trying to take my cooking. I am attempting to eliminate processed foods and products as much as possible.