Check out this great technique for testing the doneness of your steak. All you need is your hand!
This comes to us from the guys over at MensHealth.com . . .
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Check doneness by pressing a steak in the center, says Steven Raichlen, author of The Barbecue! Bible. Then use your thumb, fingers, and the varying firmness of the base of your thumb as your guide.
INDEX FINGER: RARE
Internal temp: 125F
Soft and squishy, like a pink sponge
MIDDLE FINGER: MEDIUM RARE
Internal temp: 145F
Firm but yielding, like a Nerf football
RING FINGER: MEDIUM
Internal temp: 160F
Barely yielding, like a racquetball
PINKY FINGER: WELL
Internal temp: 170F
Hard yet springy, like a tennis ball
Get other great tips in the entire article here. And have a great weekend grilling up those steaks!!!!