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My Best Friend's Kitchen - Filet a la Maison (2)

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Kathie Riley and Chef Mike, from My Best Friend's Kitchen visited News 13 This Morning on Wednesday.  They were here to share a recipe for a fantastic way to spice up a steak: Filet a la Maison

Until now, My Best Friend's Kitchen has only been open for breakfast and lunch, but starting October 1st they will begin offering dinner three nights a week.  For more information on My Best Friend's Kitchen, visit or call (850) 248-6235 

Filet a la Maison




  • 2 - 6 oz- 8 oz Filet Mignon, cut thick
  • 2 oz clarified butter or olive oil
  • Steak Seasoning
  • 8 oz fresh mushrooms, sliced thick
  • 3 oz good red wine (merlot, cab, etc.)
  • 8 oz heavy cream
  • 1/2 piece Knorr Beef Bouillon cube




  • Dust steaks with seasoning and bring to room temperature
  • Heat oil or butter until nearly smoking
  • Sear steaks for 4 minutes on each side
  • Remove steaks to warm platter to rest
  • Add mushrooms to hot pan making a single layer
  • When mushrooms turn golden, turn to brown the other side
  • Add wine and reduce 3 minutes
  • Add cream and reduce until sauce coats the back of a spoon
  • Return steaks to sauce for 3 minutes to
  • Serve with additional sauce on top of steaks



Twice Baked Potatoes



  • 2 large baking potatoes
  • 1/2 stick of butter
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 Tbsp fresh chives, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp fresh bacon bits
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided



  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Wash potatoes well and pat dry
  • Bake potatoes until soft in the middle and crispy on the outside, approximately 1 hour
  • Cut potato in half lengthwise
  • Remove potatoes from oven; scoop soft potato out of the middle and put into a bowl; add additional ingredients reserving 1/4 cup shredded cheddar
  • Whip filling until smooth and creamy
  • Return filling to potato skin, top with reserved cheddar
  • Return to oven and bake until golden brown, approximately 12 minutes