How Do I Dry-Age Beef at Home?

How Do I Dry-Age Beef at Home?

Faith Durand
Sep 21, 2009

Q: I'm exploring this new idea of dry aged beef at home. I know that it takes a long time and would love some tips before I get started! I would hate to ruin a perfect piece of steak because I didn't do it correctly. Any thoughts would be appreciated!

Sent by Esther

Editor: Wow, Esther — we have never tried to do this, but we did find this article from Fine Cooking that makes it sound easy. You pretty much just leave your steak or roast in the refrigerator for a few days.

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We are going to throw it out to the readers and see what they think. Any tips for Esther? (You can follow her progress, by the way, at Ambitious Deliciousness.)

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