In this episode Recipes Potatoes Lyonnaise Buttery, earthy, and sweet, this French bistro take on skillet potatoes and onions usually requires tons of time—and butter. Could we get away with using less? Recipes Pepper-Crusted Filet Mignon Black peppercorns bring a welcome flavor boost—but also a punishing blast of heat--to this mild-tasting cut. Could we lose the pain without giving up the flavor? Recipes Blue Cheese Chive Butter This is an excellent accompaniment to Pepper-Crusted Filet Mignon. Taste Tests Filet Mignon Should you spend $80 a pound on prime filets? Equipment Reviews Cocktail Shakers Bartenders ask: Shaken or Stirred? We asked: Cobbler or Boston style? Recipes Port Cherry Reduction Sauce This sauce was created as an accompaniment for Pepper-Crusted Filet Mignon.