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A steak for every dad

OW Staff | 6/11/2008, 5 p.m.

the perfect time to show dad how much he is loved by serving his favorite steak. While all dads are different, your dad's personality may actually determine what steak he enjoys most. Whether he is a mild-mannered filet mignon loving man or a take-charge dad who always orders a strip loin, a big juicy steak on Father's Day is sure to please.
Which steak is he? The Omaha Steaks Product Development Team recently conducted an informal survey of customers to determine if there was any connection between the personality traits of individual consumers and the types of steaks they prefer. The survey findings indicate that preferences in favorite steaks are directly linked to a well-defined group of common personality characteristics. Those who prefer ...
Filet Mignons are mild-mannered, tender-hearted, meticulous and enjoy simple elegance.
Ribeyes are even-tempered, strive for balance in life and have laid-back attitudes with a bit of a maverick spirit.
Strip Loins are passionate and somewhat indulgent, with strong personalities and take-charge attitudes.
Top Sirloins are mainstream with down-to-earth attitudes and a "what you see is what you get" philosophy of life.
For more information and great grilling tips, call 1-800-960-8400, log on to www.omahasteaks.com or check out Omaha Steaks' new Great American Grilling Book, available nationwide.

Mustard-Glazed Top Sirloin
4 (8-ounce) Omaha Steaks top sirloins
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons dry sherry
2 tablespoons dijon mustard
Juice of 1 lime
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Preheat and oil the grill. Bring steaks to room temperature. Place soy sauce, sherry, mustard, lime juice, thyme, garlic salt and pepper in a small bowl and whisk together. Brush steaks on both sides with the glaze. Grill over direct medium-high heat for 4 minutes. Turn steaks over, brush again with the glaze, and grill for 4 minutes longer for medium-rare, 5 to 6 minutes for medium, or to desired doneness. Remove from grill and let rest a few minutes before serving. (Serves 4).
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