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Blood rare

MasterC Posts: 1,400
The first time I ordered a steak blood rare was in Fort Worth, Texas. Seared on the outside with a cold/cool center, so tender and cut like butter. Since I'm craving and at camp alone...
One an a half pound rideye 

Mini max at 600°, 60 seconds a side

Rested long enough to open a beverage and sit down.

Mrs.C does not share my enthusiasm for blood rare 
Fort Wayne Indiana 


  • Jstroke
    Jstroke Posts: 2,600
    Brother, that looks absolutely killer. I would hammer that. Well played
    Columbus, Ohio--A Gasser filled with Matchlight and an Ugly Drum.
  • ksmyrl
    ksmyrl Posts: 1,050
    Oh my goodness. Almost "blue". Love it that way, but alas we have the same Mrs issues. 

    Home run on a bachelor night. Nice job. 
    Fish, Hunt, Cook....anything else?

    1LBGE, 1MMBGE, somewhere near Athens GA
  • lousubcap
    lousubcap Posts: 33,021
    That is a great way to take advantage of the window of opportunity.  Beautiful right there.  Best $$ shot I have seen here in quite some time. 
    Louisville; Rolling smoke in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.  Life is too short for light/lite beer!  Seems I'm livin in a transitional period.
  • dmourati
    dmourati Posts: 1,274
    While I applaud your beverage choice I'm afraid the steak wouldn't work for me so I say let's celebrate our differences here.
    Mountain View, CA
  • CPFC1905
    CPFC1905 Posts: 1,902
    Lovely work, there.
    I've seen reference to 'Pittsburgh rare' - not sure if that's just a fancy name for rare steak, or a specific method.    Either way, charred to give a crips bark and red centre is my choice too. 

    Other girls may try to take me away 
    But you know, it's by your side I will stay
  • fishlessman
    fishlessman Posts: 33,026
    i like ribeye cooked a little more than some other cuts, but if it were lamb, i cant get it red enough. nice cook
    fukahwee maine

    you can lead a fish to water but you can not make him drink it
  • caliking
    caliking Posts: 18,757
    Perfectly executed

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • Acn
    Acn Posts: 4,436
    Looks great.  I’ve never heard it called blood rare.  I’d call that black and blue


    Pikesville, MD

  • MasterC
    MasterC Posts: 1,400
    It's a delicacy in my book
    Fort Wayne Indiana 
  • bubbajack
    bubbajack Posts: 1,121
    As long as it is warm in the middle is OK with me.
    I drink cheap beer so I can afford good bourbon.

    Salisbury, NC...... XL,Lx3,Mx2,S, MM, Mini BGE, FireDisc x2. Blackstone 22", Offset smoker, weber kettle 22"

  • Yno
    Yno Posts: 529
    As long as it doesn't "MOO" I will take it!
    XL BGE in San Jose, CA. Also a Pit Barrel Cooker, a Cal Flame P4 gasser, and lots of toys including the first ever Flame Boss 300 in the wild. And a new Flame Boss 500.
  • Langner91
    Langner91 Posts: 2,120
    I like it so rare that a talented veterinarian could get it back on it's feet.

    All it needs is a side of aloe vera.
    Clinton, Iowa
  • lousubcap
    lousubcap Posts: 33,021
    @paqman - Beautiful plate right there.  Great $$ shot for the win.
    Louisville; Rolling smoke in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.  Life is too short for light/lite beer!  Seems I'm livin in a transitional period.
  • CGS
    CGS Posts: 71
    I am a medium guy, to much red in the middle and I start thinking, gonna be porcelain hugging in a couple hours.....

  • dannys
    dannys Posts: 164
    I have been cooking my steaks (especially tenderloins) to 'black and blue' for a while. I like the contrast between the soft juicy interior and the dark and crunchy exterior.

    I always considered 'Pittsburgh Rare' to by the same as 'black and blue' but I could be wrong.  'Blood rare' is not a term that I had heard before now but it seems in the same vein as the former.
  • MasterC
    MasterC Posts: 1,400
    Blood rare was offered at the stock yard in Fort Worth, the Cattlemen's. 
    Fort Wayne Indiana 
  • Teefus
    Teefus Posts: 1,214
    Scorch the outside and bring the rest to body temperature? Not my bag man. Medium rare is perfect to me. 
    Michiana, South of the border.
  • Ozzie_Isaac
    Ozzie_Isaac Posts: 19,551
    My pedanticism is coming out.  I love the cook and have admired it for days ..... But, there is no blood in it.  That is meat juice.
    No philosophers so thoroughly comprehend us as dogs and horses. - Herman Melville