Classic Bistro Steak Frites

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From Scratch: 10 Meals, 175 Recipes, and Dozens of Techniques You Will Use Over and Over

By Michael Ruhlman

Published 2019

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Here it is, in all its simplicity: the perfect Last Meal steak frites, for two (though it could be doubled or tripled depending on your kitchen and equipment). The recipe includes a traditional compound butter for the steak (but this is happily and infinitely variable) and builds in the frites and arugula salad as well, so it’s all one recipe. It cuts not one corner, but I’ll offer notes on simplifying it for when you have only a half hour, or only 11 minutes.