The operative word in this recipe’s title is SKILLET. If you don’t have a 9‑inch cast-iron skillet that would also make a dandy murder weapon, go cook yourself some free-range tofu in your $2,000 waterless copper skillet (handmade by the very finest Amish Zen Masters of Nepal, of course).
Cutting into squares is totally optional.
This recipe uses lots of limes. You could say, in fact, that the limes are key. THANK YOU! I’M HEERE ALL WEEK! TIP YOUR SERVER!
The cake is really good, but the icing is so good you’ll be tempted to eat it with a spoon and binge-watch something on NetFlix.
Yes, we know: “Au Jus” means “with juice,” and occasionally you see a menu with prime rib or a French dip sandwich saying “With Au Jus.” If you’re the kind of wiseass who has to say, “Oh, it comes WITH WITH juice?” try not to imagine going to Cocina Kitchen Restaurant on the corner of Table Mesa Road and Plaza Square Drive after stopping at the automatic ATM machine. It’ll be messy if your head explodes.
When you can snatch the Oreo from my hand, it will be time for you to leave.
Won’t it be nice, just this once, for the kids not to whine about having to finish their vegetables?
Time to sack up, march bravely into the unknown, and emerge with a new way to prepare the King of All Beef.