Contrary to what many people think, freezing beef does not significantly alter its taste or texture. But there are some Do’s and Don’ts to follow.
First, never freeze, thaw, and then re-freeze beef. Refreezing beef will negatively affect its texture and the overall eating experience…..
Dry-aged steaks are different from fresh-cut steaks. During the dry-aging process, we’ve removed a significant amount of moisture to concentrate and enhance the beef flavors. Some beef cuts lose as much as 25% to 30% of their weight in water.
One consequence is that they will quickly become dry if you overcook them. So we recommend cooking dry-aged steaks no more than medium rare. Keep in mind that a dry-aged steak will not be as “bloody” as a fresh-cut steak cooked to the same doneness……