The final product, a medium-rare New York strip steak: delicious! We coated it in Kosher salt an hour before, rinsed it off, patted dry, then followed this recipe exactly. Best steaks we've ever had - AC
A quick trick to test the doneness of your beef. The fleshy part of your palm mimics the tenderness of your beef. For example, if you like your steak rare, your beef should be as soft as your palm while it's wide open and relaxed.
The Finger Test to Check the Doneness of Meat.Easily check for the doneness of meat without using a thermometer by comparing how the meat feels with the feeling of your hand as you touch different fingers together.