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Steak Sauce Recipes That Go Way Beyond A1 (PHOTOS)

Homemade steak sauces are making steaks better.

The secret to a great steak -- aside from treating it right in the kitchen -- is the sauce. A good steak only gets better when its paired with an awesome steak sauce. And we're not talking about A1 or any other store-bought, pre-made steak sauce. No. If you want a killer steak sauce (and steak), you need to start from scratch every time.

Whether you'd like your steak to have a rich, buttery creaminess to it or if you're looking to top it with a light and refreshing herb salsa, you can count on homemade steak sauce. These sauces will bring your steak up a notch -- or 10.

We found the 15 best recipes the internet has to offer in the quest for better steak. Take it and eat great steak.

1
Cognac Cream Sauce
Manger
Get the Black Pepper Steak recipe from Manger
2
Creamy Peppercorn Sauce
Simply Recipes
Get the Peppercorn Steak recipe from Simply Recipes
3
Onion Sauce And Relish
David Malosh/Food&Wine
4
Red Wine Sauce
Simply Recipes
Get the Filet Mignon with Red Wine Sauce recipe from Simply Recipes
5
Chimichurri
How Sweet It Is
6
Sunday Butter
Thirschfeld/Food52
Get the Sunday Steak with French Butter recipe from Thirschfeld via Food52
7
Greek Salsa
TomHirschfeld/bonafidefarmfood.com/Food52
Get the Grilled Skirt Steak with Greek Salsa recipe from thirschfeld via Food52
8
Caramelized Onion Curry Gravy
Tom Hirschfeld/Food52
9
Paprika Butter
John Kernick/Food&Wine
10
Ginger Soy Cream Sauce
Adam E/Food52
Get the Flank Steak Chinois recipe from Adam E via Food52
11
Cherry Tomato Caprese Salsa
How Sweet It Is
12
Kimchi Butter
Steamy Kitchen
Get the Steak with Kimchi Butter recipe from Steamy Kitchen
14
Sage Gravy
Food52
Get the Chicken Fried Steak with Sage Gravy recipe from Amanda Hesser via Food52
15
Balsamic Caramel
Alexandra Cooks
16
Herb-Nut Salsa
Petrina Tinslay/Food&Wine

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