Molten Lava: The Best Way to Sear Your Steaks

lava_steak.jpg
Rare, please

Alton Brown contends that the best way to cook your steak is to grill it directly on top of some coals, ash be damned. No other way will you get the maximum sear while keeping the center nice and red.

Well, I think humanity has found a better way: Grill your meat over some molten lava.

Northern California Man Robert Wysocki has spent a good chunk of his life making lava, and just this month decided to have himself a little cook out. Is it a little extravagent? Maybe, but so is sous vide-ing your steak to the perfect doneness before searing it traditionally.

So start saving up for a furnace, because Labor Day steak sales are coming up soon, and you know you want to try this.

Follow Stick a Fork In It on Twitter @ocweeklyfood or on Facebook! And don't forget to download our free Best Of App here!

You can also follow Charles Lam on Twitter @charlesnlam. He's less sardonic there, we swear.


Advertisement

My Voice Nation Help
2 comments
fishwithoutbicycle
fishwithoutbicycle topcommenter

Now I'm hungry for steak...and I have a B-52s song in my head. ;-)

Now Trending

From the Vault

 

Loading...