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Oct 19, 2012 02:50 PM

Does anyone else drink the steak "juice"?

I've got to admit, I love to drink the juice that collects as steak (or any meat,really) rests . My husband is disgusted by it, but to me it's like the most concentrate yummy meat essence possible.

Am I alone in this?

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  1. I wouldn't use the term "drink" in my case, but I most certainly drizzle them over the plated steaks or add them to a pan sauce.

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    1. re: Terrie H.

      If it isn't being used on the steak or in a sauce, jus or gravy, it's getting licked up by me.

      1. re: 1sweetpea

        That's what the mashed potatoes are for. They're a sponge for meat juices. Nom nom.

        1. I don't "drink" it per se, but I do consume it, typically by dipping my veg or meat in it.

            1. When I was a kid, when the steak or roast was gone,we'd soak up the jus with bread (probably

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              1. re: ferventfoodie

                Same here though to this day we eat 'dunk' bread. A Puerto Rican co-worker in a restaurant kitchen I worked at called me 'vampira' for that habit.

              2. I drink it. It is not to be muted by carbs.