Grilling Basics: Steak Temperature Guide

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Steak Guide
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“How would you like that cooked?” is a question you’ve probably heard (or asked) in reference to that special occasion dish: steak! Well, when cooking steak, it turns out there are quite a few different important internal temperatures to know, so grab an instant thermometer and get to it!


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Rare

120° - 130°

Bright red and cool center

Medium-Rare

130° - 140°

Warm reddish-pink center

Medium

140° - 150°

Warm pinkish center

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Medium-Well

150°-160°

Slightly pink center

Well-Done

160° - 170°

Brownish center

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