The Science Behind Letting Meat Rest After Cooking

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By F&W Editors Posted October 22, 2015

Hugh Acheson explains why you need to be patient when it comes to cooking meat.

After you cook a delicious chop or steak, the last thing you want to do is wait to eat it. But when it comes to meat, patience is a virtue. In this clip from the 2015 Food & Wine Classic in Aspen (below), chef Hugh Acheson explains exactly why you definitely need to let meat rest before slicing into it.

Recipe pictured: Lamb Steak Frites

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