What Makes The “Perfect Steak”

While the July 4th holiday may look a little different this year, that doesn’t mean folks are going to be sitting at home doing nothing. Many still plan to enjoy the holiday with a barbecue, and for a lot of folks, that means steak. 

A new survey finds:

  • 30% of Americans are planning a barbecue for the Fourth of July.
  • In fact, of the 49% of people who plan a traditional cookout each summer, 63% of plan to have it on July 4th.
  • As for what they’ll be serving at that bbq, meat is the top choice to grill (37%), with the top meat choices including:
    • T-bone cut (16%)
    • Porterhouse (11%)
    • Ribeye (10%)
    • Filet mignon (10%)

And it isn’t just the type of meet people are particular about. Other components to the perfect steak include:

  • Cooked well-done (21%), medium-well (20%) or medium (16%)
  • Topped with salt and pepper (43%)
  • Cooked on a grill (57%)
  • Wet marinade when grilling (44%)
  • Paired with a baked potato (46%)

Source: SWNS Digital

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