Steak with Cognac Creamed Mushrooms. Turn a classic steakhouse combination into an elegant entree by adding Cognac to the cream sauce. A beautiful steak and mushrooms recipe for entertaining.s
Heat a sautee pan over medium high heat. When hot add 1/4 cup olive oil. When the oil is hot, add the mushrooms and cook, stirring, about 10 minutes, until golden brown.
Add the thyme and garlic, and season well with salt and pepper. Toss a few more times to cook the garlic, then dump the mushrooms out onto a platter.
Take the pan off the heat and add the Cognac. Return the pan to the burner and simmer the Cognac for 2 minutes. Add the cream and cook 2 to 3 minutes it starts to thicken.
Return the mushrooms to the pan along with whatever juices have collected on the platter and simmer the whole thing another 2 minutes until thickened again. Season with salt and pepper.