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Science Reveals That Steak Tastes Better When Cooked Right From the Freezer

Science Reveals That Steak Tastes Better When Cooked Right From the Freezer

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All those who love steak hands up! Most of us will fall in this category. But here is another question: of those who love to eat steak, how many love cooking it? Be sure the hands will be fewer.

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This is why there are fewer people in the second question – steak is tricky to cook compared to poultry or fish.

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Sometimes you will overcook your chicken breast and people will still think you are an awesome cook. Do the same with the steak and it will be horrible. Cooking steak is a delicate art.

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Everybody want to have their steak in a different way. Some want thick cuts while others want thin cuts.

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Some would want the steak seasoned while others want it fresh.

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So what is the best way to cook steak? How do you make your steak unique such that everybody would want to sample it? Read on.

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You obviously do not have time to go buying fresh produce every day from the market. To ensure your vegetables remain fresh, you have a freezer to preserve the food. Right?

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Use the freezer to retain your steak’s freshness. The tricky part is how you get it out and let it thaw when you are ready to cook it. You want do not want to spend hours on your dinner preparation table. You want to be able to prepare your meal as fast as possible.

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Tell you what; science has discovered that the extra hour you give your steak to thaw doesn’t increase its flavor.

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In fact, it will taste better if you let it lie in the freezer until it is ready to cook. But how did we discover this? Well, we followed up on an experiment done by the America’s Test Kitchen.

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The first step was that they froze 8 pieces of Steak.

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Next, they removed 4 of these to allow to thaw while the remainder was left in the freezer until they were ready to be cooked.

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The thawed steak were cooked separately from the frozen steak in the most competent manner.

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The next step was to compare the texture and flavor of the two steaks and guess what? The steak that was never thawed tasted much better while the thawed steak was overcooked on the outer edges, making them not tasty.

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The unthawed steak was evenly cooked and it did not lose a lot of moisture during the cooking process. It emerged a clear winner in this small contest.

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It is obvious that cooking a steak will never be easy but if you use this technique, you at least have a chance of making something delicious. As they say, the more you practice the better you will become.

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Imagine having a barbecue with your closest friends on a lazy Sunday afternoon. Beers, very tasty steak and a lot of laughter. That’s steak for you.

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Or better yet, how cool will it be to surprise your family with a nicely done dinner whose main course is some steak?

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A healthy helping of steak among friends almost always make fond memories and it is our hope that as you learn making great steak, you will also have memorable moments.

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The next time you are thinking about making a steak, feel free to try this technique and see the results for yourself.

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Oh…and don’t keep the secret to yourself. Share it with friends and family.

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