On Food and Cooking, Harold McGee has another method: he recommends immersing wrapped steaks and chops in warm water for 30-60 minutes, long enough to bring them up to about 100°F. They should then be cooked immediately to avoid any food safety issues. This technique reduces cooking time by a third, which lessens the risk of overcooked meat.
• Read more: Temper meats for better grilling at the LA TimesDo you have any other tips for grilling better steaks? Related: How To Cook a Steak in the Oven (Image: Stephen Coburn/Shutterstock)