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New York Steak with Blue Cheese Butter
For the butter:
4-tbsp butter, softened
2-oz (about 1/3 cup) crumbled blue cheese, such as Roquefort
1/4-tsp garlic powder
1/4-tsp freshly ground black pepper

4- New York strip steaks, about 3/4 pound each and 1 inch thick
Extra-virgin olive oil
Freshly ground black pepper
Rib steaks with blue cheese butter

In a small bowl combine all the butter ingredients
Mash the butter mixture together with the back of a fork until evenly distributed

Allow the steaks to stand at room temperature for 20 to 30 minutes before grilling
Lightly brush both sides of the steaks with olive oil
Season with salt and pepper to taste
Grill over direct high heat until the internal temperature reaches 145F for medium rare, 8 to 10 minutes, turning once halfway through grilling time
Remove from the grill and smear the butter mixture over the top of the warm steaks
Tent with aluminum foil for 5 minutes, allowing the butter to melt

Makes 4 servings.