The 'steakhouse' refers to a restaurant that specializes in beef steaks. These are also known as 'chophouses'. Steakhouses were started in the US in the late 19th century as a development of traditional inns and bars. A steak is a cut of meat usually beef, and are typically served grilled, pan-fried, or broiled. In Council Bluffs, a typical steak dinner consists of a steak, with a starchy side dish, usually baked potatoes, but occasionally another potato dish, rice, pasta, or beans. The amount of time a steak is cooked is based upon personal preference; shorter cooking times retain more juice, whereas longer steak cooking times result in drier, tougher meat but reduce concerns about disease.
Two New York teams are among the finalists (Long Island, NY) Alliance for Green Heat and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today announced that seven pellet stoves have been chosen as finalists in the Pellet Stove Design Challenge. This international competition, administered by the Alliance for Green Heat, identifies innovative low emissions and high efficiency..