Philly Steak Sandwich

March 3, 2010


1 pound beef sirloin, cut into thin 2 inch strips

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

1/2 teaspoon paprika

1/2 teaspoon chili powder

1/2 teaspoon onion powder

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram

1/2 teaspoon dried basil

3 tablespoons vegetable oil

1 onion, sliced

1 green bell pepper, julienned

3 ounces Swiss cheese, thinly sliced

4 hoagie rolls, split lengthwise


Place the beef in a large bowl. In a small bowl, mix together salt, pepper, paprika, chili powder, onion powder, garlic powder, thyme, marjoram and basil. Sprinkle over beef.

Heat half of the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Saute beef to desired doneness, and remove from pan. Heat the remaining oil in the skillet, and saute the onion and green pepper.

Preheat oven on broiler setting.

Divide the meat between the bottoms of 4 rolls, layer with onion and green pepper, then top with sliced cheese. Place on cookie sheet, and broil until cheese is melted. Cover with tops of rolls, and serve.



1 cup mayonnaise

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 pound beef round steak, cut into thin strips

2 green bell peppers, cut into 1/4 inch strips

2 onions, sliced into rings

salt and pepper to taste

4 hoagie rolls, split lengthwise and toasted

1 (8 ounce) package shredded mozzarella cheese

1 teaspoon dried oregano


In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise and minced garlic. Cover, and refrigerate. Preheat oven to 500 degrees F (260 degrees C).

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute beef until lightly browned. Stir in green pepper and onion, and season with salt and pepper. Saute until vegetables are tender, and remove from heat.

Spread each bun generously with garlic mayonnaise. Divide beef mixture into the buns. Top with shredded cheese, and sprinkle with oregano. Place sandwiches on a baking pan.

Heat sandwiches in preheated oven, until cheese is melted or slightly browned.

Blue Cheese Burgers

March 3, 2010


3 pounds lean ground beef

4 ounces blue cheese, crumbled

1/2 cup minced fresh chives

1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce

1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

1 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper

1 1/2 teaspoons salt

1 teaspoon dry mustard

12 French rolls or hamburger buns


In a large bowl, mix the ground beef, blue cheese, chives, hot pepper sauce, Worcestershire sauce, black pepper, salt, and mustard. Cover, and refrigerate for 2 hours.

Preheat grill for high heat. Gently form the burger mixture into about 12 patties.

Oil the grill grate. Grill patties 5 minutes per side, or until well done. Serve on rolls.