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Discussion in 'General Forum' started by Timmiluvs, Mar 6, 2016.

  1. Ken Dec 26, 2018
    (Last edited: Dec 26, 2018)
    Ken

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    For those of you who reverse-sear your steaks. Do you rest your steak before the sear or after? there seems to be a good amount of debate about this online. I'm cooking strip steaks on NYE and I'm trying to determine what the best way to cook them is (that will be easiest on me), given that I'll basically be the only one in the kitchen. I'm leaning towards the reverse sear... but there might be some timing issues with when the roasting part is done and when I need to sear them, although I suppose if I am behind on the roasting, I can always sear them to the right temperature. Any thoughts?
     
  2. BlueEyesBrewing

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    I’ve only ever let things rest for however long it takes to heat up the oven/skillet for searing. And then no rest after other than maybe a couple mins of final prep work before I’m ready to cut. It’s always been my understanding that since it’s such a gradual rise to temp with the reverse sear compared to the hot and fast approach that a rest isn’t needed. Not sure if you’ve read this from my hero, J. Kenji, but here’s his full article on the process. He mentions nothing of resting and serving immediately after searing.

    The Reverse Sear Is the Best Way to Cook a Steak, Period | The Food Lab

    Any chance you could get/borrow a sous vide machine for the night? It would clear up your oven for other roasting and you could just leave the bags in the water until you’re ready to sear.
     
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  3. Dog with a Blog

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  4. CobraKidJon

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  6. Ken

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    Yeah, I’ve read a few articles, including his. The sous vide is an option I’ve been considering too. I just don’t want to spend too much on one. Thanks for the advice!
     
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  7. littlejohn

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    Hope you used a coupon!

    But seriously you should have asked for a coupon.
     
  8. Ken

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    I'm gonna reverse sear. I'm torn between au poivre and bordelaise... leaning au poivre. Will probably just take some of the steak trimmings and use that to start my sauce so it can all be ready at the same time.
     
  9. BlueEyesBrewing

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    I lean towards au poivre more but that’s just because I love creamy sauces. I’m sure either will be great
     
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  10. angrycandy

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  11. Kiana

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    You guys I just discovered the joys of tea.
     
  12. iCarly Rae Jepsen

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    what's your fave, mine's probably mint
     
  13. Kiana

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    I'm sick so I had mint tea today and enjoyed it. I've always liked peppermint and peach but that's it, tho I've had a few kinds over the last few days of sickness and none were as bad as I imagined so I think I'd enjoy more varities. When I drank a lot of soda and juice I found tea too watered down tasting, but now that I drink mostly water I think I'm used to things not tasting so like intense and sugary
     
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  14. Joe

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    Breakfast and dinner. Both were delish

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  15. ChiliTacos

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    You're drinking with tea bags I assume? You should try loose leaf sometime. I'm sure there's a place near you that sells it and you can get an infuser ball thingy from target for five bucks.
     
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  16. Your Milkshake

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    @Ken was it you talking about Omaha steaks?

    Im there right now, which steakhouse should I go to? I want to see what the fuss is about. But all the places Im seeing on Yelp have grill marks... i.e. not cast iron steakhouse style and Im skeptical.
     
  17. Ken

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    No I haven’t been to Omaha
     
  18. Zip It Chris

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    Cooking spare ribs braised in Guinness tonight and I hope it works out...served on a cauliflower mash with veggies. It's distracting me at work just thinking about it and my day literally just started. Gonna be a long 8 hrs.
     
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  19. Zip It Chris

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    My wife's sister got her one for xmas and she absolutely loves it...
     
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  20. Joe

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    My mom always makes Bún riêu for the holidays. Rice vermicelli noodles, crab meat, and a bunch of other stuff in a tomato broth.

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  21. CobraKidJon

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    I have decided milk is not good for my stomach anytime I drink it so I am giving up milk(for almond milk) but still the same.
     
  22. dadbolt

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    @Ken how did your meal turn out?
     
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  23. Ken

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    Everything but the main course turned out well haha. The steaks were all cooked perfectly, but for some reason seemed a little tough. I couldn't find my potato ricer so the mashed potatoes ended up being a little chunky and my bordelaise didn't reduce down enough to get the right consistency. Everyone loved it though, so although the main course wasn't the perfection I was striving for, it was still pretty damn good. Here's the first two courses:

     
  24. Arry

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    i ate so much shitty food this holiday

    smoked korean inspired short rib for 4 hours.. made a bunch of fixins to 'make your own' lettuce wrap. meat was a little tough because it was hard to control the smoke temperature when it's pouring rain and the short ribs were not meaty. definitely will go to a butcher for a meatier short rib next time

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    and then i made spicy wontons
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    i also made a mushroom pea risotto with seared scallops. AND short rib bolognese. and i also downed a bag of hot cheetos. i am now going to cleanse forever.
     
  25. Ken

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    These all look incredible! I want to eat at your house the next time you cook like this haha
     
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