Steak rare? Medium? Or well done?

@ersmommy1 (12596)
United States
March 10, 2008 1:04am CST
I used to really like steak. How do you like yours prepared? My favorite was well done with a tossed salad and mashed potatoes.
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18 responses
• Philippines
10 Mar 08
I never taste steaks that are rare and medium yet as I always order my steak to be well done. My parents told me that steaks that are not cooked well still has bacteria on them... I don't know how true this is though, but one day I am definitely gonna try my steaks not to be well done as I myself love eating steaks.
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@bdugas (3581)
• United States
11 Mar 08
I eat my steak medium rare, still pink in the middle, my hubby eats his cooked so done it looks like apiece of shoe leather, it is so dry and I find no taste. Yes there may be bacteria still in it, but I guess you don't think of that at the time. Seems to be bacteria in everything any more. But I like my steaks juicy,not cooked to shoe leather style, lol.
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@lightningMD (5932)
• United States
10 Mar 08
I like my steak medium well. I like it to be just a little pink on the inside,but no blood oozing out. I like my steak with hash browns and kraft mac n cheese.
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@williamjisir (22900)
• China
10 Mar 08
Hello ersmommy1. I like steak well done. If it is medium or rare, I will not feel comfortable with my stomach later on.
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@aretha (2538)
• United States
10 Mar 08
i don't like it at all. i am not big on meat of any kind but my hubby loves it medium with A1 and baked potato.
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@sacmom (14250)
• United States
10 Mar 08
I don't eat steak very often, but when I do I usually have it medium done or medium well. I like the meat to be cooked thoroughly without having that pink color in the center.
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@Lovett (465)
• India
10 Mar 08
I love it cooked well and soft cause when i see blood ooozing out, it makes me feel sick,,,n also sad. I also love it with mashed potatoes, caesar salad and lots of lime juice!
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• United States
10 Mar 08
i like steak.sometimes, i like rare,but i always order well done.match it with baked potato with cheese,and sour cream with bacon bits..wow, im hungry
@Hatley (164237)
• Garden Grove, California
10 Mar 08
Me too I dislike steak with blood oozing out mine has to be well done and mashed potatoes and gravy with salad makes me hungry just thinking about it.
@wiccania (3360)
• United States
13 Mar 08
Cooked on a grill and rare. That's the best. I've mastered the art of getting the steak perfectly rare on the grill, but getting an ideal sear that caramelizes the fat so it's just sinfully luscious. Favorite sides with that are mashed potatoes, grilled asparagus and a nice salad. Lip smacking good. I nice pice of texas toast wouldn't be turned down with that either, he he. I don't mind med-rare, or medium steaks. Well-done is overcooked and tough to me.
@Modestah (11192)
• United States
12 Mar 08
I used to like mine well done too... but then a few years ago I ordered some filet mignon from omaha steaks and the suggestion was to have them rather rare - it was a first for me, but I decided I rather liked them this way and ever since I have been more on the medium rare side for preference. I like mine with baked potato, sour cream and chives... and fresh steamed broccoli a yeast roll or baking powder biscuit. ice cream and pie for dessert please!
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@Debs_place (10524)
• United States
11 Mar 08
I like it rare- to medium rare. Mashed potatoes, a lobster tail, corn on the cob and a salad would be nice. DROOL!!
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@lilybug (21145)
• United States
10 Mar 08
I don't eat it very often, but when I do it has to be well done. No pink whatsoever. If it is pink I will send it back.
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• United States
10 Mar 08
I don't get steak much anymore. One, expensive. Two, I work to avoid Red meat if I can for health reasons. But, when I get it, I like it sort of medium rare. The reasons are twofold. 1) I hope I can trust the cooks to kill the bacteria without having to burn the steak. 2) I can reheat a medium-rare stake later and eat leftovers. A well done stake reheated becomes "leather."
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• United States
10 Mar 08
I like my steak beyond well done, in fact i often tell the person taking my order to have the cook burn it for me. For sides i always take a nice baked potato with butter and sour cream, steamed broccoli and a piece of garlic bread.
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@grayangel (274)
• United States
10 Mar 08
I like my steak med-well or med, just little bit of pink in the center. I like my steak with biscuits or potatoes and some A1 sauce! Yum!!! My wife loves it well done, not pink AT all. I do not mind my steak well done but I prefer it med-well.
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@esrine (35)
• Bahamas
16 Apr 08
i like my steak medium well done. the less blood you can see the taster it is. You should not eat red meat and let alone bloody meat.
@cher913 (25865)
• Canada
15 Apr 08
i love my steak to be rare, the rarer the better! i love it with fries and a salad and i also like it if there is some shrimp involved! my hubby loves to bbq and since we go to a butcher for all our meat, the steak is not that expensive...
@rombi001 (943)
11 Apr 08
I don't understand this rare business!! how can you eat rear meat with the blood still inside!! Are we turning into vampires? No ofence to those who like it rare... :) I prefer mine well done.