What You Should Make This Father’s Day, According to Curtis Stone

Get Curtis' ideal Father’s Day meal featuring grilled rib-eye steaks.
By: Food Network Magazine

We aren't sure what Curtis Stone's wife is going to do for him for Father's Day, but it'll be tough for Lindsay Price to outdo 2014: She hired a string quartet and spent all day cooking him an Italian dinner. And this was to one-up Curtis' Mother's Day move the month before, when he hired a mariachi band and rolled out a Mexican feast in their backyard. Over the top, yes, but the chef doesn't get much time off, between his Los Angeles restaurant, Maude, and his hours on the set of  All-Star Academy. When he does have a minute with Lindsay and their two young sons, Hudson and Emerson, he makes a big deal of it. Curtis would love anything Lindsay decides to make this year, but he admits that he often craves a big steak. "All us guys like to feel like Fred Flintstone once in a while," he says. This summery steak dinner, from his cookbook Good Food, Good Life, couldn't be easier. "It leaves more time for friends and family," he says.

Get Curtis’ ideal Father’s Day meal below.

Grilled Rib-Eye Steaks with Mouth-on-Fire Salsa (pictured above): “I buy big, thick steaks to achieve that juicy, rosy medium-rare doneness.”

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Photo by: Ray Kachatorian

Ray Kachatorian

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Photo by: Ray Kachatorian

Ray Kachatorian

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Photo by: Ray Kachatorian

Ray Kachatorian

Fresh Mint Chip Gelato: "Mint and chocolate were made for each other and, when combined, just happen to be my favorite gelato flavor.”

Good Food, Good Life: 130 Simple Recipe You'll Love to Make and Eat. Copyright 2015 by Curtis Stone. By arrangement with Ballantine Books for Food Network Magazine.

Photographs by Ray Kachatorian
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