(This is a poll, but it’s about food. I went back and forth about whether it belongs here or in IMHO, and finally settled on here – but if a Mod decides otherwise I’ll completely understand. )
DiosaBellissima has a BBQ tips thread going, wherein the following were posted:
Hamburgers should be brown! When did “cooked” start equalling “well done?”
I almost started this thread 3 weeks ago, after my best friend’s annual BBQ: I always have to remind him to cook my burgers (and steaks, when we have them) a little longer, and whenever he asks me to come tell him whether my stuff has cooked long enough I first ask, “Is it brown all the way through?”
My grandmother liked her steak rare. She would say “Just run it through a warm room!” And a guy I dated once also liked his beef very rare – he said, “Just startle it.” (Which, frankly, I found to be very funny.) Both my grandmother and that guy were perfectly nice people, but I just don’t get how they could eat uncooked meat! Blech! And people who like their meat a little pink aren’t much better!
So, how do you like your burgers/steaks? Brown? Pink? Red? Mooing?