PORTERHOUSE STEAK

One of Mark Twain's favorite meals was pan fried porterhouse steak with mushrooms and peas.

In the early 19th century a 'porter house' was a coach stop where travelers could dine on steak and ale. In the U.S. around 1814, a porter house keeper in New York City began to serve this steak, and it gained widespread popularity.

 

 

 

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