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    11 Common Steak Mistakes (And How To Fix Them)

    Finally get that perfect sear.

    1. You don't let your steak rest at room temperature before cooking it.

    2. You don't pat your steak dry first.

    3. You skimp on the seasoning.

    4. You use a non-stick pan.

    5. You don't pre-heat the pan long enough.

    6. You use olive oil.

    7. You keep moving the steak in the pan.

    8. You don't baste your steak.

    9. You don't finish cooking your steak in the oven.

    10. You don't let your steak rest once it's cooked.

    11. You don't slice your steak against the grain.

    Voilà! Find more tips on how to cook the perfect steak here.

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    And let us know in the comments if you have any other tips to achieve the perfect sear.