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The Best Vacuum Sealers on Amazon Under $100

If you’re looking for the best vacuum sealer under $100 but aren’t sure what features you want, we can help. Find out how to save money, time, and food with these amazing appliances.  This review is limited to:Edge sealers (no chamber sealers or handheld sealers)Under $100Non-FoodSaver brands (see here for reviews of best-selling FoodSaver models)An average […]

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6 Ways to Minimize Sous Vide Plastic Use

The idea of sous vide is appealing, but yeah, we get it: all that sous vide plastic gives you pause. After all, you use cloth shopping bags, you have a stainless water bottle, you’ve converted to mason jars and pyrex for most of your food storage, and (of course) you recycle. You’re doing your part, […]

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Sous Vide Time and Temperature Tables for Proteins

The following sous vide time and temperature tables are adapted from the Modernist Cuisine Kitchen Manual. Here are a few general tips on cooking proteins sous vide:​​Add seasonings as desired and small amount of fat (butter, olive oil) to bags before cooking.Use small amounts of salt (if any) for long cooks (more than 12 hrs).Use probe thermometer […]

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Is Sous Vide Cooking Safe?

TThis article, is Sous Vide Cooking Safe?, was last updated August 2018. Table of Contents First of All, What Is Sous Vide?Concern #1: Low Temperature CookingWhat Is The Danger ZoneHow Do I Make Sure My Sous Vide Cooked Food Is Safe from the Danger Zone?Concern #2: Vacuum SealingWhat Is Botulism?​Botulism and Vacuum Sealing​Concern #3: All […]

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How to Save Time, Money, and Food With Your Sous Vide + Vacuum Sealer

This article, How to Save Time, Money, and Food with Your Sous Vide + Vacuum Sealer, was last updated August, 2018. Table of Contents Sous Vide’s Institutional HistoryHow It WorksStep One: Buy Your Meat in BulkStep Two: Freeze It With Seasonings and Cooking OilStep Three: Pop It Into the Sous Vide PotTake It a Step […]

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3 Easy Things to Try With Your New Sous Vide Cooker: Proteins, Desserts, and Leftovers

Got a new sous vide cooker–circulator or water bath? Here are a few things to try–some basic, some you may not have thought of. This is by no means a complete list. But sous vide does all of these things particularly well.1. ProteinsProteins–meat–are usually the first thing associated with sous vide cooking. And for good […]

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The Joule Sous Vide Circulator: Next Generation Cool

This article, The Joule Sous Vide Circulator: Next Generation Cool, was last updated August, 2018. Table of Contents First Things First: What is Sous Vide?What Makes the Joule Sous Vide Circulator Great?Ability to Hold TemperatureSpeed (Power)User InterfaceWater LevelAesthetics and Overall QualityDo I Need an Internet Connection to Use the Joule?How Do I Clean the Joule?Do […]

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Sous Vide Accessories: What to Buy, What to Skip

The right sous vide accessories will greatly enhance your sous vide cooks without adding a great deal more to either your budget or your shelf space. As with anything, you can really go nuts, but you don’t have to. Here we recommend the wisest places to invest your money, and also show you where you […]

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Why Cook With a Sous Vide Circulator? Here’s Why!

“Why Cook With a Sous Vide Circulator? Here’s Why!” was last updated August, 2018. Table of Contents ​So You’re Interested in a Sous Vide Circulator!Why Sous Vide Cooking Is So GreatSo, What Exactly Is Sous Vide?Is Sous Vide Cooking Safe?Why a Sous Vide Circulator? What About a Water Oven?Are There Any Disadvantages to Cooking With […]

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The Best Sous Vide Immersion Circulators and Water Baths

This article, The Best Sous Vide Immersion Circulators and Water Baths, was last updated: July 2018. Table of Contents The Winners At a GlanceWhat Factors Are Important In Choosing a Sous Vide Circulator or Water Oven?Review: Anova Precision CookerReview: Sansaire Immersion CirculatorReview (Best Bargain): Gourmia GSV-140 CirculatorReview (High End): Polyscience CHEF Immersion CirculatorSous Vide Water […]

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