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What is "Pittsburgh Style" searing?

JulieJulie Posts: 133
edited 6:02AM in EggHead Forum
In the new BGE brochure (p.6 for those of you that have one), one of the reasons why the BGE is "Better than Gas Grills" is that it "allows you to grill meats medium rare, seared "Pittsburgh Style,", well done, or anything in between." Is this meaning seared on the outside and rare on the inside?


  • Tim MTim M Posts: 2,410
    Julie,[p]KennyG has a great picture of a Pittsburged steak. I love mine that way or maybe a medium Pittsburg. A Pittsburged steak is almost black on the outside and red in the middle. You cook it quickly over a VERY HOT fire to produce the heavy seared outside and still leave the center red. I like my center pink and that is a medium Pittsburg. It is impossible to do on a gasser because they don't get hot enough unless something else is added to make it hotter.[p]Tim
  • KennyGKennyG Posts: 949
    Julie,[p]We like these upon occasion. I documented the process a while back.[p]K~G

    [ul][li]"Pittsburgh" style steaks from Cleveland[/ul]
  • JulieJulie Posts: 133
    Tim M,
    Thank you for your quick response. Right after I posted this question a customer came in to buy a BGE. I showed him this website and there was your response. He and his wife were very impressed by the quick and the informative response.
    Have a super Memorial day weekend everyone.

  • Smokin' ToddSmokin' Todd Posts: 1,104
    Ahhhh the famous step by step PITT steaks I was refering not too long ago. Awesome play by play. You definatley have to caption where your temp reads 1100+ "kids do not try this at home"
  • djm5x9djm5x9 Posts: 1,342
    Julie:[p]Tim is special like that . . . I just cannot wait till he has a "fest" at the beach house! (smilie thingie) StumpBaby always looks for bargain vacations!
  • MACMAC Posts: 442
    Well I dreooled all over my key board. I did some ribeyes last weekend at 750+ and they were wonderful. You have to watch cooking them too long though. I did but they were still good. Nice pics Kenny[p]

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