A quick trick to test the doneness of your beef. The fleshy part of your palm mimics the tenderness of your beef. For example, if you like your steak rare, your beef should be as soft as your palm while it's wide open and relaxed.
Wonderful wild rice breakfast porridge served at the Hells Kitchen restaurants here in Minneapolis and in Duluth. Recipe by Mitch Omer (Hells Kitchen owner And chef) and available in the Damn Good Food cookbook.