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VIDEO: Should You Let Meat Rest? | Serving Up Science

cooked steak on a plate

Why let meat rest between cooking and serving? It’s an important step for a juicy steak.

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Ever cook a steak and wonder, 'why do I need to let the meat rest?' There’s a reason professional chefs recommend that you wait between cooking meat and serving. Sheril reveals the science behind this important step that should not be overlooked if you hope to serve the juiciest steaks, chops and roasts.

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