Science: It's better to cook a frozen steak than a thawed steak

This goes against what most people believe about cooking but America's Test Kitchen is saying that it's better to cook a steak that's frozen than to cook a steak after it's been thawed out. In side-by-side tests, the frozen steak was "hands down" better tasting than the thawed steak. » 8/12/14 12:10am 8/12/14 12:10am

Steaklocker Could Let You Dry-Age Delicious Beef Chunks at Home

Dry-aged beef. It's a phrase that gets fancy steak-lovers' mouths all drooly. The magic dance of enzymes and moisture reduction creates out-of-this-world flavor and tenderness that, unless you've got restaurant-grade equipment, you can't recreate at home. Steaklocker wants to change that, with a device on Kickstarter » 6/17/14 10:40am 6/17/14 10:40am

Oracle v. Google Juror: 'Wanted Steak. Got Parsley'

Jury duty! The worst. Civic duty? Oh please. And since we can't avoid serving, it better be good. One unnamed juror from the high-profile Oracle v. Google case was described by Jury Foreman Greg Thompson, 52, as dissatisfied with Oracle uber-lawyer David Boies's attempts to prove Google had infringed on both its… » 5/25/12 2:30am 5/25/12 2:30am

Mythbusters Tests: Will Explosives Properly Tenderize a Steak?

Mythbusters returns for a whole new season tomorrow, August 6, and they were nice enough to drop a preview of their first episode off while they were on their way to blowing shit up. One of the experiments they're going to test is whether explosives can tenderize a steak as well as a traditional tenderizers. Can it?… » 8/05/08 6:20pm 8/05/08 6:20pm

Cut Steak with a Laser and Make a Vegan Angel Lose its Wings

Knives are so passé—it's time for us to be able to make steak with a lightsaber. The guys over at Instructables have put together a tutorial on how to cut and make a delicious steak with a laser—or, more specifically, how to cut the words "PETA" out of a delicious steak with a laser and then cook the letters to… » 8/30/07 9:05pm 8/30/07 9:05pm