Come for the delicious stroganoff recipe, stay for the Putin puns. In this video, Chef John shows you some great techniques for making classic beef stroganoff. You’ll see the best cut of meat for this dish—and discover why it pays to ask your butcher for meat from a single muscle. You’ll see a great technique for deglazing the pan with the natural juice given off by sautéing mushrooms. Check out the recipe for Classic Beef Stroganoff. Finish the dish with crème fraîche or sour cream? You’ll get Chef John’s take on the matter. And serve over buttered noodles.