How do You Prepare Steak for the Grill?

@DianneN (79947)
United States
May 3, 2017 7:45am CST
Although this is a rack of lamb which I served to our new neighbor in Florida, I am interested in how you prepare your grilled steak. Do you toss it onto the grill sans nothing? Do you marinade it? Do you season it? I love Montreal Steak seasoning. However, our older son made it for us the last time he was visiting. He chopped cloves of garlic, then heated it in a bit of olive oil. Then he mixed in kosher salt and massaged it into the ribeye steaks. I must admit that it was delicious. What's your trick?
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@JudyEv (126347)
• Bunbury, Australia
3 May 17
I'll have to ask Vince!
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@DianneN (79947)
• United States
3 May 17
Be sure to do that!
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@JudyEv (126347)
• Bunbury, Australia
3 May 17
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@DianneN (79947)
• United States
3 May 17
@JudyEv I'm still waiting!
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@just4him (120557)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
3 May 17
I season with Montreal Steak as well, need to remember to get more next time I shop, also use Mrs. Dash garlic and herb and onion and herbs seasonings. That lamb dish looks delicious and so does what your son does to steaks. It has my mouth watering.
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@DianneN (79947)
• United States
3 May 17
Thank you. We grilled steaks last night. My husband apparently forgot about the garlic, and only used kosher salt. It was still delicious.
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@just4him (120557)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
3 May 17
@DianneN I'm sure it was.
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@DianneN (79947)
• United States
3 May 17
@just4him Anything on the grill tastes good.
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@Happy2BeMe (75118)
• Canada
3 May 17
My fiance likes Montreal Steak seasoning too. He uses it all the time. I don't cook steaks. He does the cooking. I am not sure what his trick is but it always turns out great. My son cooked me a steak that he marinated and it was the so good. Not sure what the marinate was though.
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@DianneN (79947)
• United States
3 May 17
I love Montreal Steak seasoning on my steaks. I would have to look up marinades. I've only marinated London broil cuts of meat.
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@Happy2BeMe (75118)
• Canada
3 May 17
@DianneN That is where my son found his marinade was online and it was so good. I will have to get it from him the next time I am over for a visit.
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@DianneN (79947)
• United States
3 May 17
@Happy2BeMe Please do, if you don't mind. What type of steak did he use?
@Courtlynn (65081)
• United States
3 May 17
We dont grill. Not allowed to.. my mom use to just put sale pepper and garlic salt though
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@DianneN (79947)
• United States
3 May 17
That sounds tasty! We can't grill at our condo in Florida, either.
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@Courtlynn (65081)
• United States
3 May 17
@DianneN sucks.
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@DianneN (79947)
• United States
3 May 17
@Courtlynn It truly does. We couldn't wait to get home to grill our first meal, and it was sooooo good!
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@amadeo (67784)
• United States
3 May 17
sorry,Dianne we do not eat steak and cannot tell you how to prepare.
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@DianneN (79947)
• United States
3 May 17
That's ok, Fredo. I understand.
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@amadeo (67784)
• United States
3 May 17
@DianneN I know that you do.Enjoy there
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@fishtiger58 (30337)
• Momence, Illinois
3 May 17
No tricks, I just pop it on the grill as is.
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@DianneN (79947)
• United States
3 May 17
So you don't add a thing, even after grilling?
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@fishtiger58 (30337)
• Momence, Illinois
3 May 17
@DianneN A very tiny bit of steak sauce, I just like it right off the grill the best.
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@ridingbet (55920)
• Philippines
4 May 17
oh, i so love your preparation. it is mouth-watering. as for us here, no, we don't grill any meat for our meals.
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@DianneN (79947)
• United States
4 May 17
Do you grill fish? Chicken? Vegetables?
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@ridingbet (55920)
• Philippines
6 May 17
@DianneN sometimes, fish. chicken, so rarely. vegetables, it is better for us to saute them.
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@DianneN (79947)
• United States
7 May 17
@ridingbet You seem to eat healthy and tasty foods. I'm sure I would enjoy them!
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@LadyDuck (163809)
• Switzerland
4 May 17
I prepare a marinate similar to the one that your son prepared. I crush a clove of garlic, I add to a small cup of olive oil. I add some black pepper, a small branch of rosemary, I whisk and I use to marinate the meat.
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@DianneN (79947)
• United States
4 May 17
I have fresh rosemary. I just never thought to use it on beef. Will try it! Thanks so much!!!!!!
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@LadyDuck (163809)
• Switzerland
5 May 17
@DianneN Rosemary goes very well with the beef, better than lamb.
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@DianneN (79947)
• United States
7 May 17
@LadyDuck I will definitely try it. I do love it with leg of lamb and rack of lamb. I'm sure it will be just as delicious with beef. Thank you!
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@Nawsheen (23067)
• Mauritius
4 May 17
We marinate it to make it tender. Or at times we may just use tenderizer and sprinkle some ground pepper.
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@DianneN (79947)
• United States
4 May 17
Thank you. We use a marinade for less tender cuts of beef, too, especially London Broil.
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@Nawsheen (23067)
• Mauritius
5 May 17
@DianneN I am sure it was tasty
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@DianneN (79947)
• United States
5 May 17
@Nawsheen It was good!
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@bluesa (13538)
• Johannesburg, South Africa
4 May 17
Dianne, I am, uh, a little lazy, I buy steak that has already been marinated and then vacuum packed from the store, so I just open it up and pop it on the grill @DianneN
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@DianneN (79947)
• United States
4 May 17
You are so busy doing other things that take up most of your time, so I forgive you.
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@bluesa (13538)
• Johannesburg, South Africa
5 May 17
@DianneN , thank you
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@DianneN (79947)
• United States
7 May 17
@bluesa You're welcome!
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• United States
3 May 17
I don't do anything to it, but it would be nice to marinade it Dianne.
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@DianneN (79947)
• United States
3 May 17
I'm sure that marinade would make it juicy and tasty.
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• United States
3 May 17
@DianneN Yes I am sure also..no frills for us here though Dianne sadly lol
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@DianneN (79947)
• United States
3 May 17
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@BelleStarr (39060)
• United States
5 May 17
I use either Kansas City or Montreal spices. I only marinate steaks that are a little tough to begin with. I do cook a lot of steaks both indoors and out, hubs could eat it every day. lol
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@DianneN (79947)
• United States
5 May 17
I never hear of Kansas City spices. Will give a look and a try. I find that London broil steaks definitely need marinating.
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@BelleStarr (39060)
• United States
5 May 17
@DianneN absolutely, but the great flavor is worth it. Once in a while, I will do a chuck which would be like shoe leather without a marinade. But balsamic vinegar, garlic and olive oil turn it to butter, my mother in law used to do that marinade all the time.
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@DianneN (79947)
• United States
6 May 17
@BelleStarr I will give the marinade a try, too. I'm drooling here!
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• United States
5 May 17
My boyfriend marinades them. He'll fix them in the morning with some type of steak seasoning he has and Worcestershire sauce and he lets it sit all day in the fridge before he puts them on the grill. He makes really good steaks.
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@DianneN (79947)
• United States
5 May 17
I'm sure they are delicious. I never thought of using Worcestershire sauce. Thank you!!!!
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• United States
5 May 17
@DianneN He makes a prrtty good steak so i would suggested trying it. He always pokes holes in the steak first she he knows it really gets in the steak.
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@DianneN (79947)
• United States
5 May 17
• Banks, Oregon
4 May 17
I like a steak that is marinated i have never cooked one myself though
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@DianneN (79947)
• United States
4 May 17
Really? Time to learn.
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• Banks, Oregon
4 May 17
@DianneN Yes i need to cook more food or i swill starve lol
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@DianneN (79947)
• United States
4 May 17
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@marsha32 (6693)
• United States
11 May 17
I can't chew steak no matter how it's cooked so we usually avoid it period. Well, I can chew it but a week later I would still be chewing it.
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@DianneN (79947)
• United States
11 May 17
Really? Teeth problems or not tender enough?
@responsiveme (16755)
• India
4 May 17
Whenever I grill and thats not much nowadays I gather the fresh herbs of that season , garlic and pepper and crush them and marianate. very inviting platter.
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@DianneN (79947)
• United States
4 May 17
Oh, yum! That garlic and fresh herbs are what I love. Sounds simple and easy. Thank you!!!
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@jaboUK (54507)
• United Kingdom
4 May 17
I don't like anything fancy, so it's just plain for me.
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@DianneN (79947)
• United States
4 May 17
Some steaks are pretty flavorful on their own. That is what my husband prefers, but I need a bit more flavor besides salt and pepper.
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@jstory07 (68294)
• Roseburg, Oregon
4 May 17
I put lots of seasonings on the steak and than my husband fixes on the grill.
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@DianneN (79947)
• United States
4 May 17
I love a tasty steak.
@dhoyalahoy (1419)
• Philippines
4 May 17
depend on my mood. steak whenin good mood. grilled when i want to slam someone
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@DianneN (79947)
• United States
4 May 17
Very funny. Thanks for stopping by.
@diosabella (4811)
4 May 17
Sometimes we marinade it first. But there were times that we just rub it with some salt, pepper and garlic cloves and all is good!
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@DianneN (79947)
• United States
4 May 17
That sounds reasonable and simple. Thank you!
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