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You Can Only Eat Steak If You Get More Than 7/10 On This Quiz

There's no room for mis-steaks.

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  1. What does it mean to rest your meat?

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    To leave your meat for 24 hours before cooking.
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    To marinate your meat for at least two hours before cooking.
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    To leave your meat for at least ten minutes before cutting.
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    Resting your meat before cutting it prevents excess juices leaking out when you eventually do cut it, which preserves the flavour.

  2. Which of these would you use to cook a steak sous-vide?

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    Sous-vide literally means "under vacuum" in French, and describes the process of placing food in a vacuum-sealed pouch and cooking it in a hot water bath.

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  3. What cut of steak is this?

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    T-Bone steak
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    Rib-eye steak
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    Flank steak
  4. Which grade of beef steak is considered the highest in quality?

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    Select
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    Prime
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    According to USDA grading, prime steaks are typically highest in quality, and come from young, well-fed cattle.

  5. And which grade of beef steak would have the least amount of marbling (fat running through the steak)?

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    Select
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    Prime
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    Select steaks are the lowest grade of the three with the least amount of marbling, due to being so lean.

  6. Stacy likes her meat to be seared on the outside, and about 25% pink on the inside. What cook of steak would you recommend her?

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    Medium Rare
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    Medium
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    Medium Well
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    A steak cooked medium rare tends to be 50% red inside, while medium is about 25% red, and medium well is only a little.

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  7. How long will steak typically keep in the fridge?

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    Just one day
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    1 – 2 days
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    3 – 5 days
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    A week
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    Red meat can remain in the fridge for up to 5 days.

  8. What is the benefit of marbling?

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    Preserves the steak for longer
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    Makes the steak easier to cook
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    Makes the steak juicier and tender
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    Marbling provides a great flavour and tenderness. The fat melts during cooking and makes the steak juicy.

  9. Which of these steaks would typically be the cheapest?

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    Sirloin
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    New York strip
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    Rib-eye
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    A sirloin steak has the least amount of marbling of the three and is relatively lean, making it the cheapest.

  10. True or false: A porterhouse steak is two steaks in one.

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    False
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    A porterhouse steak is part top loin (or NY strip) and part filet mignon.

 
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