We've all been there: searing a beautiful, perhaps expensive piece of meat, until you think it's....medium? Maybe? Medium rare? Pull it out of the pan, let it rest, and it's gray and dry inside. It's a horrible fate we'd never wish upon our worst enemies. Martha Stewart knows the best trick to ensuring a perfectly cooked steak every time, and we're sharing it with you!

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Available to order now: This month's customer favorite—Steak and Potatoes with Green Bean Vinaigrette

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More steak inspiration:

http://blog.marleyspoon.com/2015/10/27/espresso-rubbed-steak/

http://blog.marleyspoon.com/2016/01/28/hanger-steak-and-celery-salad-with-onion-rings-blue-cheese/

http://blog.marleyspoon.com/2016/05/16/cumin-steak-roasted-carrots-with-cilantro-raisins-and-cashews/

http://blog.marleyspoon.com/2016/07/19/steak-and-parmesan-potatoes-with-dilly-beans/

http://blog.marleyspoon.com/2016/06/07/peppered-steak-and-grits-with-wedge-salad-ranch-dressing/