Draining the grease from ground beef should be an easy task, but somehow it always ends up being a huge pain in the rear. I set out to research the best ways to drain grease from ground beef. WikiHow was a huge help in the research process!
Draining the grease from ground beef will make a dish healthier and is usually recommended. Brown the meat first to extract the fat. Then, you can spoon the grease out of the pan or use a colander to drain the grease. It is important you do not discard the hot grease down a drain as it can cause damage to the drain.
All of these are ways to discard grease in an easier fashion than the typical ways. The most important thing to remember is to wait for the grease to cool before discarding it. Pouring grease down your drain can cause many issues, so avoid this!
Buying dry aged beef means that you are buying less water resulting in more nutrient dense beef. This is because during the dry aging process. The beef actually loses water, hence “dry aging” the beef is drying out. Now when it is worded like that it may seem like the beef your buying will be less juicy and not as satisfying. This is not true because marbling (if a high quality steak) will create a ready to melt-in-your-mouth as it is cooked to perfection.