Category: Sous Vide Articles

Sous Vide vs. Bain Marie: What’s The Difference?

Bain Marie is the French term for “hot water bath”, although direct translation is “Mary’s bath”. Mary was an alchemist who lived sometime between the 1st-3rd centuries AD. She is credited for inventing the first water bath apparatus, which was intended to mimic distillation.1 The technique is still used in …

Why WiFi Sous Vide is Awesome

Sous vide cooking is great. The food tastes great and the prep time is minimal. A sous vide machine with Wifi capability can make your sous vide cooking even more convenient; you don’t even have to be home to start cooking! What’s even better is that the sous vide machines …

Can Frozen Meat be Cooked Sous Vide?

Sous vide cooking is a great way to produce delicious, tender, perfectly cooked food. It’s easy to prepare, requires almost entirely hands-off effort, and has quickly become a favorite way to cook for both gourmet chefs and home cooks. But, what happens if you planned to make a recipe for …

Can You Overcook with Sous Vide?

The question “can you overcook with sous vide” is a bit more nuanced than just a simple “yes” or “no”. Sous vide (In French “under vacuum”) cooking has become popular for fine chefs and home cooks. Food is sealed in a plastic bag, submerged in a pre-heated water bath, and …

The Sous Vide Keto Diet Works Great!

Sous Vide Keto Diet is officially mainstream now, thanks to Starbucks Sous Vide Egg Bites breakfast. These little egg bites taste great and are easy to make at home too. If you are not yet in the know, Sous Vide is a French cooking technique in which vacuum-sealed food is …

Are Sous Vide Balls Necessary?

With the advent of small, portable in-home sous vide machine, the concept of cooking food encased in plastic in temperature regulated hot water baths has quickly taken to the mainstream. As this cooking methodology has become more prevalent, issues have arisen with recipes requiring extended periods of time in the …

Guide to Sous Vide Searing

Sous vide cooking is like magic in the way that it makes cooking accessible, easy, and delicious in a way that most people only experience at high-quality restaurants. Like magic, it can turn the most inexperienced chef into the hero of every dinner party that consistently turns out delicious food …

The Truth About Sous Vide Eggs

You have probably heard a lot about the wonderful way that eggs can be cooked sous vide. Well this article will uncover the truth about sous vide eggs, and the kind of results you can expect at different cooking temperatures and cooking times. For the past few years, up market …

Sous Vide: Fine Tuning Taste and Texture

The Sous Vide cooking methods offer chefs unique control over the seasoning and texture of food.  Long low cooking temperatures allow herbs, spices, marinades and other seasonings to infuse in every part of the meal.  Just as the water bath evenly distributes the heat, the long cooking times lets your …

Sous Vide Safety – Staying Out of Hot Water

Every cooking technique can be done poorly.  Meals can be ruined in any number of ways but the worse is when food spoils and illness ensues.  Sous Vide cooking slowly raises the internal temperature of food, until it reaches it desired serving temperature.  The “slowly” is where risks incur but …