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Oh, I don't know... I whacked up 2 lbs of chateaubriand tonight and made stroganoff. Quite tasty for a change; I get tired of filets once in a while. Tomorrow I may have to whip up a shrimp fetuccini, just for variety - I've got 4 lbs of 6 - 8 count shrimp in the fridge calling to me.
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Grim, grim, grim. Humans have been cooking for a long, long time, which is why we have small teeth. Why undo a million years of evolution by eating a slab of something so raw you can still hear it bray?
I was under the impression that we've evolved with incisors and molars specifically for tearing into raw meat and grinding it down into chunks to be swallowed. We don't have large teeth as we're not necessarily a predatory race so don't use our teeth as weapons like other animals do.
Aside from that, did man really discover fire a million years ago - I thought it was a lot more recent than that, along with the notion of cooking food which I'm fairly sure is something that came about in the past 20000 years or so??
PS - fillet steak really only needs to be shown the pan. If it still moo's when you stick a fork in, it's ready. If a good vet can't get it up and moving again, it's overcooked!
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I was under the impression that we've evolved with incisors and molars specifically for tearing into raw meat and grinding it down into chunks to be swallowed.
Incisors are for cutting meat, but vegetarian animals have molars too. It's not the type of teeth anyway, it's the size. Cooked food is already partly broken down so requires less chewing which can be done with smaller teeth. Fossil remains show a decrease in tooth size as cooking becomes commonplace.
I think cooking goes further back than 20,000 years but don't have precise figures.
Food that oozes blood when poked turns my stomach, but you go right ahead.
One of my friends ordering a steak a few years ago "Screaming bloody raw. Just wave a match underneath for a few seconds and put it on my plate. If you insist on overcooking it despite my instructions you can light the match first."