How do I know my steak is done?

Chef's answer
How to Check Your Steak's Temperature Without a Thermometer
  • Raw. Feel the palm of your hand, just below your thumb. ...
  • Rare. Now bring your thumb to your pointer finger, and touch that same part of your palm again. ...
  • Medium-Rare. Touch your thumb to your middle finger. ...
  • Medium. Move your thumb to your ring finger. ...
  • Well-Done. Now touch your thumb to your pinky.
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