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Season steaks with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper; cook on grill pan on medium-high 4 minutes per side for medium doneness.
The lower temperature — 275 degrees as opposed to 350 degrees or higher — ensures that the lamb will be cooked to the same degree of doneness from edge to edge.
Check for doneness by piercing the largest beet with a fork or skewer.
Some portions were extra crisp, other areas were mushy to the point of making me question their doneness.
Bake on center rack of oven for 60 to 70 minutes (see tips for doneness, below).
Test for doneness after 4 minutes and cook a little longer if necessary.
Broil to desired doneness, 5 to 8 minutes for medium-rare, basting with the sauce during the last 3 minutes of cooking.
Grill, covered, 11 to 16 minutes (on preheated gas grill, 16 to 21 minutes) for medium-rare (145 degrees) to medium (160 degrees) doneness, turning occasionally.
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: the state of being cooked completely or enough
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