Is Sous Vide Cooking Safe?

Sous vide is becoming a more and more popular cooking method. Its reputation for making perfect steaks, meltingly tender pork butt, and juicy chicken breast has made millions of people eager to try it–and they haven’t been disappointed.  Sous vide has been used in restaurants and institutional settings for decades. Yet some people have misgivings […]

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Induction Cooktop Pros and Cons

​Induction Cooktop Pros and Cons was last updated July, 2017.​In the market for a new cooktop or range? Here are some induction cooktop pros and cons for you to think about. The international symbol for induction. Induction cooktops are huge in Europe and the Far East. They aren’t as popular in the U.S.–at least not […]

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True Induction Cooktop Reviews: Best 2-Burner and 3-Burner Induction Cooktops

It seems like everybody is downsizing these days! If you want a full-use induction cooktop yet something smaller than full-sized, True Induction has a line of products that are probably perfect your needs. True Induction is a maker of high-quality induction burners best known for their 2 burner induction cooktops that plug into a standard, 120V wall outlet. […]

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Thermador Induction Cooktop Review: 36-inch CIT365KM

This Thermador induction cooktop review is for the 36-inch CIT365KM model induction cooktop. This is a 36-inch, 5-burner, mirror-surfaced cooktop with great functionality for the modern kitchen. It’s also a really great-looking cooktop: Thermador CIT365KM 36 inch Induction Cooktop. ​If you don’t want to read the entire Thermador induction cooktop review, use the Table of Contents […]

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Waste Less Food by Stocking Up!

Table of Contents ​Why Worry About Wasting Food?​How Does Stocking Up Help You Waste Less Food?Stock Up On the Right StuffSo, What Should I Stock Up On?Pantry StaplesFreezer StaplesRefrigerator StaplesWhat Should I Not Stock Up On? ​Keep a ListKeep an Inventory​​Summary I hate wasting food. I’ve gotten better over the years, but with just two […]

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

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 Further: Freeze Whole MealsHelp For Picky Eaters​Same Goes for Leftovers​And Another Thing: ThawingWhy Do I Need a Vacuum Sealer? Can’t I […]

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Duxtop Induction Cooktop Reviews: The Best Portables Under $300

​This article, Duxtop Induction Cooktop Reviews, was last updated March 2017.The Duxtop induction cooktop is a top-selling brand on Amazon and elsewhere. In fact, the Duxtop 8100MC model is an Amazon best-seller, with thousands of reviews and an average rating of 4.3 stars. Duxtop makes several other models as well, and all are reviewed here.Duxtop’s […]

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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 February 2017 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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The VacMaster Duo 550: Chamber and Edge Sealer in One

This article, The VacMaster Duo 550: Chamber and Edge Sealer in One, was last updated February 2017 Table of Contents IntroductionFeatures of the VacMaster Duo 550Operation of the VacMaster Duo 550ConsiderationsDuo 550 SpecificationsIncluded with the VacMaster Duo 550Recommendation​ Price: About $500 The VacMaster Duo 550: two sealers in one. IntroductionChamber or edge sealer? With the […]

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Weston Vacuum Sealer: Is It Better than FoodSaver?

​This article, Weston Vacuum Sealer: Is It Better Than FoodSaver?, was updated February 2017FoodSaver is synonymous with vacuum sealer. They’re the most popular brand by far and have a huge piece of the vacuum sealer market. But if you want a top-quality vacuum sealer, Weston deserves your attention.Weston Products LLC was founded in 1997 and makes […]

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