Meat eaters polls

Discussion in 'The Backstage' started by Hack, Dec 5, 2017.

What's your number?

  1. Rare

    11.2%
  2. Medium Rare

    48.4%
  3. Medium

    27.3%
  4. Medium Well

    9.9%
  5. Ruined

    3.1%
  1. Hack

    Hack Senior Member

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    What is your number?

    Say you have a good 2 inch aged ribeye.
    [​IMG]
     

  2. SteveGangi

    SteveGangi V.I.P. Member

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    Medium rare. To overcook a good steak is unforgivable.
     

  3. Bytor1958

    Bytor1958 Senior Member

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    I can do 1 and 2 but prefer 2.
     
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  4. I Break Things

    I Break Things Senior Member

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    I prefer 3, but I can do 4. I don't like the texture of 1 and 2, though 2 is doable.
     
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  5. OHIOSTEVE

    OHIOSTEVE Senior Member

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    1 as longas its not cold I could probably do raw
     

  6. 45WinMag

    45WinMag Silver Supporter

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    A good steak should be on a cooking surface just long enough to sear the outside. A cooking surface should be hot enough to sear quickly enough to avoid cooking the inside of the steak. Heat should only come from the cooking surface (no ambient heat from being inside a closed grill). Pic #1 is a little overcooked and needed a hotter surface for a better sear. The outside should have a little char and the transition to a raw inside should be more abrupt and closer to the edge.
     

  7. danohat

    danohat Senior Member

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    I want 2 but hot, it ends up 3.
     
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  8. NewDayHappy

    NewDayHappy Senior Member

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    I prefer something between a 3 and a 4. Four is too well done, 3 is too underdone. I like a nice light pink color.
     

  9. redjunior

    redjunior Senior Member

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    Right in the middle of 2 and 3, don't have my own teef anymore so I got to go 2.5.
    otherwise .5, yum!
     
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  10. RAG7890

    RAG7890 Premium Member

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    I voted Rare but often ask for Rare side of Medium Rare, so 1.5. Really depends on the Cut.

    I also eat Steak Tartare which is awesome. My Wife does a great job with this dish, way better than when I make it.

    Don’t mind a good Steak but really only have it once a week.

    :cheers2:
     
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  11. 45WinMag

    45WinMag Silver Supporter

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    This is what steak should look like.

    [​IMG]
     

  12. Marshall & Moonshine

    Marshall & Moonshine Senior Member

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    #1 is almost burned.
    There should be a #-1.
     

  13. NewDayHappy

    NewDayHappy Senior Member

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    Honestly, I don't see how anybody would like 1 or 5. I prefer light pink in the middle but I would eat 2, 3 and 4 with no complaints.
     
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  14. TheX

    TheX Voice of Reason

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    I picked 2 but temperature is the deciding factor.
     
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  15. SteveC

    SteveC Village Elder V.I.P. Member

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    This. Precisely this!
     
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  16. gcbike

    gcbike Silver Supporter

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    I go for 2 but have eaten a -1 that had ice inside( bonanza steakhouse 1975)
     

  17. lemmy loud

    lemmy loud Senior Member

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  18. Frogfur

    Frogfur Senior Member

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    I don't eat nothing that moves, 2 for me, but seared like mag said.
     
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  19. Hack

    Hack Senior Member

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    # 17, took longer than I expected!
    :applause:
     
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  20. mdubya

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    1.5 to 2.
     
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