- 4 club or strip steaks cut about 1-inch thick
- 2 tbspns butter
- 4 tspns spicy prepared mustard
- 2/3 cup strong hot coffee
- Salt and pepper to taste
Sprinkle steaks with salt and pepper, and spread each with 1 teaspoon mustard. Pour coffee into skillet and bring quickly to a simmer, scraping up browned bits on bottom of skillet. Pour over steaks and serve.
(Origin - "Recipes from America's Restored Villages" by Jean Anderson, 1975. This recipe was taken from Lincoln's New Salem in New Salem State Park, Illinois. Abraham Lincoln lived in New Salem from 1831 to 1837 before moving to Springfield "to embark on a career of statesmanship and law.")
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