scottfriday replied to your link: The Food Lab’s Complete Guide To Pan-Seared Steaks | Serious Eats
well. that was a good read. i have some differences of opinion, but i learned a lot.
Not knowing what those differences are (and not necessarily caring- you do you, my friend), I have come to trust J. Kenji as much as anyone, short of Harold McGee, when it comes to the science of cooking