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The Best Thickness for Your Steak

Why Steak Thickness Matters When it comes to buying great steak, steak thickness often gets overlooked. Between the best cuts, the best coloring, marbling levels, and USDA grading, there’s a lot to take into account with any given steak. So,…

The Great Bone-In Vs. Bone-Out Debate

Is the T-bone in your T-bone making your steak extra tasty? For decades, the steak world has been caught in a porterhouse-sized argument. On one side we have legions of chefs, grill-masters, and steak traditionalists who insist steaks taste better…

Keep Your Grill Hot for a Tastier Autumn

Fall’s already a couple weeks old. The air’s getting cooler. The leaves are changing color. And grills across America have started their yearly hibernation. Wait. What?! Well, it’s true. The temperature’s dipped by just a few degrees, and already people…

When (and Why) to Cut Against the Grain

You’ve probably heard it a million times before: slice against the grain. If you’re like many steak lovers (including some of us here at Steak U), you might have heard and even followed this advice for years or decades without…

Charcoal vs. Gas Grills

Which Grill is Better for Steak? In meat-loving circles, few topics get argued more intensely or more often than charcoal vs. gas grills. Stumble onto any barbecue or carnivore-centric message board, and you’re sure to bump heads with any number…

Steak Seasoning and Flavor (Part II)

While high-end steaks usually ask for minimal seasonings, the perfect dry rub or marinade can elevate your steak to an entirely new level. Now, in Part II of our intro into seasoning and flavor, we explore what an interplay of…

Steak Seasoning and Flavor (Part I)

The Art & Science of Preparing Steaks (Part I) Great steaks start with great seasoning and flavoring techniques. Whether you prefer a simple, pre-grill salting, a homemade marinade, or a thorough dry rub, your steak’s flavor rests (as always) on…

Best ways to cook steak

The Best Steak Cooking Methods: Ranked

Photo by hfossmark licensed under CC0 If you’re a steak die-hard, it’s pretty much a given that you have a favorite way to cook your steaks. Ask any steak lover and you’ll get a different answer. For some, the smoky flavor…