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nɪs/ Show Spelled[duhn-nis] Show IPA. noun. the condition of being cooked to a desired degree: steak prepared to the doneness ordered by the customer.

Doneness is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Doneness books and related discussion.

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Doneness Versus Safety
Are We There Yet? Doneness Criteria
Doneness in a Nutshell . Unless the team defines and agrees to specific doneness criteria, there it is important for the team to establish doneness criteria.
Beef Customer Satisfaction: Cooking Method and Degree of Doneness
loin steaks to lower degrees of doneness than those in degrees of doneness over medium well.
Color of Cooked Ground Beef and Juices As It Relates to Doneness
of ground beef to test for doneness and guarantee the destruction of pathogens: 1.
Degree of doneness - Hill Street Gourmet Meats
achieving the perfect degree of doneness.

Suggested News Resources

Sampling chicken cooked to steak doneness levels
Writing for Esquire, Elizabeth Gunnison discusses eating raw, rare, medium-rare, medium, medium-well and well-done chicken breast. Short version: First up was a sliver of raw breast.
Over a Cup: A glutten-free recipe for 'lemon flip cake'
At 30 minutes, use a toothpick to test doneness. Leave in 5 more minutes if the toothpick does not come out clean. When you serve the cake, the cut pieces should be flipped over so the sauce on the bottom (now on the top) runs over the cake.
Shrimp-stuffed Red Potatoes, Piña Colada Truffles, Spiced Yogurt Dressing
(Use a thin skewer to test for doneness.) Remove from water and cool. Slice each potato in half, using a sharp, thin knife; do not to tear skins.
Grilled Pesto Lamb Chops With Mediterranean Salsa
Grill lamb chops over medium-hot coals for about six minutes per side or until desired degree of doneness: 145 degrees for medium-rare, 160 degrees for medium, and 170 degrees for well.
Elk Tenderloin w/ Maple-Glazed Root Vegetables
Reduce the heat to medium and cook them until desire doneness. In a pan with boiling water blanch the diced root vegetables for 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from the hot water and cool them down with cold water.

Suggested Web Resources

Doneness - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster
Definition of DONENESS. : the condition of being cooked to the desired degree. See doneness defined for English-language learners ».
doneness - definition of doneness by the Free Online Dictionary
Having been carried out or accomplished; finished: a done deed. 2. Cooked adequately.
Temperature (meat) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Temperature is a description of how thoroughly cooked a cut of meat is based on the color, juiciness and internal temperature when cooked.
Doneness Versus Safety
May 24, 2011 This page contains information about the appropriate temperature for cooking various foods.
Science of Meat: Finger Test for Doneness

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