Category Archives for "Sous Vide"

Sous Vide: Passing Fad or Here to Stay?

In less than 5 years, sous vide cooking has moved from the food geekery fringes into the mainstream spotlight. Immersion circulators have become a popular gift item for cooks and food lovers. Food blogs–and not just “modernist” ones–have exploded with sous vide recipes and techniques. It’s a craze that’s taken the culinary world by storm.But […]

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The Best Vacuum Sealers on Amazon Under $100 (Besides FoodSaver)

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: using all that 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, and […]

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The Joule Sous Vide Circulator: Next Generation Cool

If you’re a techno-geek and are in the market for a sous vide circulator, you should definitely consider the Joule sous vide circulator. It’s one of the coolest kitchen products on the market right now!  Table of Contents Introducing JouleWhat is Sous Vide?What Makes the Joule Sous Vide Circulator Great?Ability to Hold TemperatureSpeed (Power)User InterfaceWater […]

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Sous Vide Accessories: What to Buy, What to Skip

The right sous vide accessories will 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 can […]

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Can Modernist Cuisine Work for Home Cooking? Absolutely!

Modernist Cuisine, a 5-volume set plus recipe book. When Modernist Cuisine came out in 2011, Michael Ruhlman wrote a mixed review of it for the New York Times. He was daunted by the task, and for good reason. The 5-volume set had more than 2,000 pages and as much science in it as it had recipes. On […]

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Why Every Kitchen Needs a Food Vacuum Sealer (and the Best Ones to Buy)

If you have a food vacuum sealer, you know how revolutionary this appliance can be in your kitchen.  Some statistics say the average American family saves more than $2000 a year on food with a vacuum sealer, and that vacuum-sealed food lasts up to 5 times as long as non-vacuum sealed food.  If you don’t have a […]

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