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Unread 10-23-2011, 02:46 PM   #40
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Originally Posted by NorthwestBBQ View Post
Beef and Lamb Cooking Temperature Chart


Roasts, Steaks & Chops

Rare
120 to 125 degrees F
center is bright red, pinkish toward the exterior portion
Medium Rare
130 to 135 degrees F
center is very pink, slightly brown toward the exterior portion
Medium
140 to 145 degrees F
center is light pink, outer portion is brown
Medium Well
150 to 155 degrees F
not pink
Well Done
160 degrees F and above
steak is uniformly brown throughout

Ground Meat

160 to 165 degrees F


no longer pink but uniformly brown throughout

Just out of curiousity....Why do you not like your ground meat pink? Fear of E coli or just random?
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