Sometimes this endless freezing cold, gray dreariness of winter makes me want to eat macaroni and cheese in sweatpants on the couch. All day. Every day.
But then you stop by Hannaford and see this
And then my inspiration explodes out of nowhere: rib-eye! Salad? Vegetables? Fancy dinner!
Everyone deserves a nice dinner to look forward to. It doesn’t need to be labor intensive, and it doesn’t matter if its just for you. You deserve it.
For the ribeye I massaged it with olive oil, pepper steak seasoning, and salt seriously, rub that in.
Then sear on each side in a very hot skillet, pop in a very hot oven and move onto the salad.
Arugula, red cabbage, red onion, tomatoes, lemon juice and a bit of dressing.
Chop that cabbage, it’s so pretty and holey moly is it crunchy and delicious.
Then store everything for lunch tomorrow in your Grandma Julia’s vintage Corningwear and glass.
Pull the steak from the oven and let it rest. It’s like massaging. It’s important and my years of impatience have been proved wrong; let meat rest.
Put it all on the plate, I topped my salad with a bit of this dressing: