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A Longhorn Steakhouse Chef Has A Clever Trick
For Checking Steak
Due to the chance of foodborne illness, consuming undercooked steak can be dangerous, and learning of these safety issues can be alarming for home cooks. However, a Longhorn Steakhouse chef posted several possible solutions on Instagram.
Michael Senich, an executive chef at Longhorn Steakhouse, advises that using a meat thermometer is the most accurate way to measure a steak's doneness, and he also revealed a clever trick using your hand. If you touch the base of your thumb, the toughness will resemble a rare steak, the base of your pointer finger will resemble medium-rare, and so on.
However, a test performed by Consumer Reports proved that the hand trick isn’t totally accurate. In their findings, the temperatures when using the hand method were consistently lower than the target temperature, so it might be a good idea to buy a meat thermometer after all.