I love cooking steak. Recently, I discovered an add-on for pellet grills that helps make a perfectly seared steak every time. It's called a grill grate and it lays on top of your grilling surface. Thanks to technology that I don't really understand it gets much hotter than your grill surface ever would. Check out the picture and product link below.

Sometimes it is nice to let someone else do the cooking though. If you're craving red meat,  America's favorite steakhouse has four locations around Minnesota, is known for its hand-cut steaks, and is very affordable.

How Americans Like Their Steak

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association conducted a survey to find out how American's like their steak and what cut of meat they prefer most.

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T-bones were the top choice, most people said they preferred their steaks to be well done, and the majority said they like their steak grilled not cooked in a smoker.

America's Favorite Steakhouse Has 4 Locations In Minnesota


Eat This, Not That! recently ranked the most popular steakhouses in the country and Texas Roadhouse took the top spot.

"With nearly 2.7 billion in sales in 2020, the glowing red sign of Texas Roadhouse is what most people look for when they want a steak dinner that delivers but won't break the bank."

Texas Roadhouse has more than 600 locations around the world and serves over 300,000 meals each day.

Did You Know Texas Roadhouse ISN'T From Texas? (gasp!)


Texas Roadhouse opened its doors in 1993 in Clarksville, Indiana.

The chain says each of its restaurants serve about 5,000 people each week and steaks make up 44% of their menu.

Top 15+ Places to Grab a Steak in Southeast Minnesota

I grew up with cows basically at every corner of my existence in Iowa. I didn't grow up on a farm but had no problem finding a good steak if I wanted to eat one...or corn. There was lots and lots of corn around too.

Southeast Minnesota is still in the heart of the good 'ol Midwest and finding steak isn't tough, but if you are looking for a place that has THE BEST, here's a list of places in and around Rochester, Minnesota that you might want to visit.


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