Steak Pizzaiola Recipe

Hello everybody! Today I am sharing with you my steak pizzaiola recipe. Follow along for the written recipe or watch the step by step video at the end of this post.


  • Strip Steak
  • 10 plum tomatoes, boiled and skin peeled
  • Olive Oil
  • Oregano
  • All purpose flour
  • 2 cloves of garlic for tomatoes
  • 2 cloves of garlic for the steak
  • Salt and pepper to taste

The first step is to coat the steaks with salt and black pepper, and let them marinade in the fridge for 2 hours. Also before we get started with this recipe, I’d recommend boiling water and throwing in the plum tomatoes until you notice the skin starting to peel. Drain the water, let the tomatoes cool, then peel the skin off the tomatoes...

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Harvesting and Drying Oregano

Hello everybody! Below, I will share with you the steps for harvesting and drying oregano. I use the whole oregano plant, leaves and the flower.  I love drying my own oregano because it has a unique flavor, and enhances my recipes tastes . Watch the video below as I show you how I dry my oregano or keep on reading.

As a kid growing up in Orsara di Puglia, Italy, my family had a big farm at the top of the mountain. In the middle of every summer, my family and I would go up to our farm and pick the oregano herbs to bring home and harvest. My mom showed us how to harvest the leaves and the flowers and dry them on the street. I remember times when I would make oregano jars and sell them for 10 cents each to buy ice cream or to go watch a movie...

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