This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.
There is nothing like the sizzle of a nice piece of meat on the stovetop or in the oven. But there is also nothing like the frustrations that come from steak, chicken, pork, or lamb that sticks to the pan or comes out dry, overcooked, or undercooked. Fortunately, problems from cooking meat are preventable. Here are eight ways you’ve been cooking meat wrong, and how to resolve them.
The problem: You’re afraid to handle meat.