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Science says you don’t need to thaw your steaks

Steak dinner
Steak dinner
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America's Test Kitchen decided to test a rather obvious question: should you thaw frozen steaks before cooking? Of course you should, right?

Right?

Wrong. In their tests, the frozen steaks take a bit longer to cook (of course), but they sear perfectly, they lost less moisture than the thawed steaks, and they won the taste test. It's nice when science comes out on the side of convenience.


Hat tip: Digg.