What is the first step in cooking steak?

Chef's answer
Sear first Simply heat up your grill or cast-iron skillet and sear each side for a minute or two until it's brown and crispy. Then lower the heat and cook for about four to five minutes. Keep in mind that broiling doesn't tend to sear well, unless your broiler gets especially hot.Jan 11, 2019
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Step 3: Frying the Fish Place the fish flesh side down in the pan. You want to cook the "presentation" side of the fish first. For most fillets, this generally means you want to show the diner the non-skin side.18 Feb 2020
It was consumed chiefly by the royal and aristocratic families of France and the Netherlands and is seen in Dutch paintings of the 16th and 17th centuries. In North America, the American lobster was so plentiful that they were used as garden fertilizer.31 Jul 2009
Place the fish flesh side down in the pan. You want to cook the "presentation" side of the fish first. For most fillets, this generally means you want to show the diner the non-skin side. Of course, a lot of fillets in today's market come with the skin off, in which case it wouldn't matter which side you cook first.18 Feb 2020
Don't precook your bacon, chop it up and mix it in. If you want the crunch, add some regular crisp bacon on top of your burger. Put burger in pan. Press down.
Add your meat and your cheese (which is hopefully melted) and then your tomato. If your cheese is melty enough it should hold the tomato still. Add your lettuce (it acts like a blanket and keeps the tomato in place) and then your onion and mayo. We prefer red onion for taste and color both.27 May 2009
The skin will be easier to remove if you cook the fish skin-side down first. Cooking loosens the binding layer of fat between the meat and the skin, making it easy to peel off. The tough proteins in the fish skin also make it easier to flip and move around the pan.28 Feb 2021
Place firm, slow-cooking root vegetables like potatoes and carrots at the bottom of the crock and pile the meat on top. Set the heat level: A general rule of thumb is that cooking on the low setting (170 degrees F for most models) takes about twice as long as cooking on high (280 degrees F on most models).
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