Steak au Poivre - filet mignon with a cognac cream sauce and peppercorns. I've had nothing but good reviews when making this recipe. It's simple and fun. Thanks to Alton Brown's teaching, I buy the beef at Costco and trim it myself, which brings the price down too!
Four-Pepper Steak au Poivre: When preparing steaks for the grill, Steven Raichlen typically applies rubs and seasonings first, then drizzles the meat with oil. But here he applies an oil-based paste before sprinkling on a pungent blend of peppercorns, which helps the Asian-flavored crust cling to the steak as it cooks. - Food