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TRex Steak Method

KipKip Posts: 87
edited 5:59PM in EggHead Forum
Finally found the extra 20 minutes last night to rest the steaks. And TRex is steaks yet. Thanks for the education.[p]Kip


  • TRexTRex Posts: 2,714
    Kip,[p]Glad the method worked out well for you.[p]Sounds like Joel did the 20 minute rest on that 40 ounce hamburger he cooked this past weekend. I haven't tried the method on burgers yet, but now I think I have to.[p]TRex
  • Kip,[p]I am a TRex disciple as well. The method works out great for me. The egg takes about that long to cool down anyway, and of course the results are fantastic.
  • TRex, you know I'm a believer in your method as well, but for the like of me I can't see how or why that method would have any impact on ground beef - afterall it doesn't have sufficient size to "relax"

  • TRexTRex Posts: 2,714
    kat,[p]I don't know about size - Joel's burger looked about 3" thick. However, the beef of course is ground, so it is not one continuous muscle. Thus, perhaps the "relaxing" doesn't really apply here. Plus, ground beef is already pretty tender. I guess the difference might be in the juice redistribution, but who knows if that would make a big difference either. Either way, I'd like to give it a try just to see.[p]Joel, if you read this, let us know your results from doing the 20 minute rest on your burger.[p]TRex
  • Joel FermanJoel Ferman Posts: 243
    I actually didn't do the 20 min rest cooking method because I thought it would taste better, I did it to get a good sear on the meat, then drop the egg temp to 350-400 and then finish cooking the center. I find your method works amazing with steaks to get the perfect "doneness" and it did the same with the burger. I will say this..... it was the most tender and juicy burger, I had ever had. I am not sure if it was due to the cooking method, but I am going to take some ground beef out of the freezer tonight, and give it a try tomorrow.

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