Memoria, the reddish liquid on your plate isn’t blood. …

Comment on How to Cook a Steak Perfectly Every Time by Jason.

Memoria, the reddish liquid on your plate isn’t blood. All the blood is drained from a cow during the butchering process. That’s simply juices from the meat. Zero blood.

Malcolm Bedell is co-author of the critically acclaimed "Eating in Maine: At Home, On the Town, and On the Road," as well as the taco-centric blog "Eat More Tacos," and the junk food-centric "Spork & Barrel." His contributions include Serious Eats, Down East, L.A. Weekly, The Guardian, and The Huffington Post and his food truck, "'Wich, Please," was named "Hottest Restaurant in Maine" for 2015 by Eater. Finally, he finds it very silly to be trying to write this in the third person.