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Easy Weeknight Meals Made Special

There are nights during the week where you don't know what to eat and yet you want the meal to be a  step up from take-out.  I had one of those nights this past week where I needed to have a nice meal to share with a friend who was visiting, but I had no idea what to make.  Thank goodness I have a wonderful food market in my hometown of Collingswood, NJ.  McFarlan's to the rescue!  I popped into the market after work just in the nick of time before they were closing. A quick perusal through the store and butcher's case and I spied steak pinwheels (steaks stuffed with cheese and spinach, rolled and tied into a pinwheel shape), a bunch of hearty early season asparagus, a couple of Yukon Gold potatoes, and a bottle of worchestire sauce; suddenly I knew what I was having for dinner.  Something hearty, quick to make, and would be appropriately impressive for my dinner guest.  Plus it was enough food for the two of us to eat twice!   We feasted on seared pinwheel steaks with a …

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