In this pan-fried steak recipe, you'll have a restaurant-quality steak in under 10 minutes. Pair it with a simple steak sauce and serve it with a classic side like roasted potatoes. From the book "Mad Hungry," by Lucinda Scala Quinn (Artisan Books).
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The somewhat bitter flavor of radicchio becomes softer and sweeter after roasting. Before serving, each wedge of roasted radicchio is drizzled with balsamic vinegar and garnished with shavings of Parmesan cheese.