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Cooking Premium Steaks

Course Overview

Become the steak master you want to be and learn how to properly apply heat to meat! There is nothing more impressive in a meal than a juicy, fresh-out-of-the-pan or off the grill steak that has been prepared, cooked and rested correctly and deliciously!

In this course, you will learn how to identify premium cuts of meat, and understand how to temper and prepare them for cooking. You will learn to cook premium steaks using two different methods, and we will show you how to determine doneness and why it is vital to rest meat prior to serving. You will also learn about the advantages of cooking steaks on the grill and in a pan.

Finally, using the pan method, we will teach you how to make a quick and delicious sauce to accompany your steak.

By learning just a few simple techniques, you will be able to confidently and consistently cook moist and juicy steaks every time.

This course can be taken on demand, at your own pace. Once purchased, you have lifetime access to the course content and instructor support.

Course Objectives

At the end of this course you'll be able to:
  • Identify premium cuts of beef
  • Learn how to prepare steaks for cooking and why proper preparing matters
  • Learn the correct techniques for cooking premium steaks, including the flip-once and flip-often methods
  • Learn how to use the grill and the fry-pan for cooking juicy steaks
  • Understand how to check for desired doneness in cooked meat
  • Understand the components of a properly composed pan sauce to accompany your steak

Course Syllabus

Cooking Premium Steaks

In this course, you will learn how to identify and determine quality in cuts of beef. You will also learn about the importance of marbling and how the type of aging impacts both the quality and cost of meat. You will also learn a few tips for how to choose the most appropriate steak to suit the type of meal you are making, and you will learn to prepare steaks for cooking and the best cooking techniques for your selected cut of meat.

Lesson 1
Course Orientation

4 tasks | 30 mins

In this course, you will learn how to identify and determine quality in cuts of beef. You will also learn about the importance of marbling and how the type of aging impacts both the quality and cost of meat. You will also learn a few tips for how to choose the most appropriate steak to suit the type of meal you are making, and you will learn to prepare steaks for cooking and the best cooking techniques, including roasting prime rib.

Lesson 2
Identifying Premium Cuts of Beef

4 tasks | 55 mins

This lesson introduces you to the various cuts of steak and the importance of marbling.

Lesson 3
Prepping Premium Steaks for Cooking

3 tasks | 1 hr 10 mins

This lesson explains the importance of properly preparing meat before cooking.

Lesson 4
How to Cook Premium Steaks

4 tasks | 1 hr 40 mins

This lesson introduces you to how to best cook your premium cuts of steak.

Lesson 5
How to Make Pan Sauce

3 tasks | 1 hr 20 mins

This lesson shows you the technique behind preparing perfect pan sauces.

Lesson 6
Course Review

2 tasks | 45 mins

Finish Line
6 hrs 20 mins Total Time

The Food You'll Make

Below is a snapshot of real student photos from the course. Once you learn the foundational techniques of cooking, you too can begin to create an endless number of delicious dishes!
Chia Spiced Rice Pudding with Orange Cardamom Roasted Pears

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by Meg R.
10
Lemon Olive Oil Cake with Fresh Raspberries

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by Susan P.
6
Vegan ChocoBeet Donut

This donut made from all purpose gluten free mix flour ( white sorghum flour, mocaf, banana flour and arrowroot flour), raw cacao po... View More

by Yoesi A.
4
Lavender-stevia and rosemary agar cubes

For my previous course I made mango-coconut agar cubes and, while they looked really pretty, I wasn't too impressed with the taste o... View More

by Jelena T.
3
by Susan P.
2
Triple-Layered Aloe w/fruit, Mango and Coconut Milk Gels

I'm so happy with how this turned out. I know it's a little more complicated than what was requested, but when I saw a photo of thi... View More

by Jane P.
1
Baked Alaska to die for!

I just had so much fun making and eating this indulgent desert. The base for this desert was a delicious vanilla cake (Fran's recip... View More

by Petra B.
1
by Liana M.
1
Pantry

This is a collage photo of my in-kitchen pantry and my back-up pantry. I keep extra supplies in the back-up pantry of those stock i... View More

by Jennifer H.
My favourite chocolate cake

I've always been a huge fan of chocolate cakes. When I decided to go vegan, I tried so many recipes searching for "the one" and afte... View More

by Luciana U.
10
Chocolate Pudding

My Go-To Dessert is a silken tofu based chocolate pudding. It's my go-to because it's so easy to make and I usually have the ingredi... View More

by Daneen A.
6
Classic Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie

These gluten free chocolate chip cookies are my go-to dessert. Honestly, I make them every week for my 6 & 9 year old (and my chocoh... View More

by Erika G.
4
Lemon Mini Bundt Cake

My go-to dessert is a beautiful and simple lemon mini bundt cake. I love this simple mini cakes since they have a lot of lemon flavo... View More

by Yahaira B.
2
Warm Apple Streusel Pie A La Mode

Apple Pie A La Mode has always been one of my favorite desserts, and I can't remember the last time I ate it...until now! For the... View More

by Kari R.
1
by Liana M.
1
Hibiscus Tea Agar Gel Cubes with Crystallized Ginger

These are the Hibiscus Tea gel cubes after they set. I decided to garnish them with a small piece of crystallized ginger to complime... View More

by Rose D.
1
by Eva A.
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by Eva A.
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by Sandra M.

Practice Recipes

A few of the practice recipes you'll learn in this course.

Students

3,113 students from beginner to advanced have completed this course from 76 countries.