Category: Sous Vide Articles

Should I Let My Meat Rest After Sous Vide?

If you’re new to sous vide and mainly use direct heat, you’re familiar with the concept of resting your meat after cooking. It traps the juices inside and prevents your meat from drying out. But is it necessary if you’re cooking sous-vide style? In this post, we’ll answer the question, …

Sous Vide Meal Prepping

Sous vide cooking delivers the perfect meal every time because it brings your food to a specific temperature and keeps it there. This makes it perfect for meal prep. So in this post, I’ll cover how to prepare weekly meals with sous vide, some benefits, and three tasty recipes.   …

3 Best Sous Vide Recipes for Beginners

Sous Vide cooking can be as complicated or as simple as you want! With that said, some recipes are more “fool-proof” than others and require less equipment. When you are just getting started in your Sous Vide journey you probably don’t yet have a torch, container, or even vacuum sealer. …

Does Sous Vide Make Meat Tender?

The term “sous vide” is a frequent sight on restaurant menus and internet discussions, but neither the term nor its use is new. Sous vide is a cooking technique that was first described in the 1800s, and later refined into the method that gets used today. Sous vide translates to …

Can You Leave Sous Vide Overnight?

Sous vide is a popular cooking technique that you’ll often hear talked about in cooking shows, or mentioned on message boards about restaurants or food. Reddit even has a whole subreddit dedicated to the topic of sous vide food. While discussions are heating up, sous vide is not a new …

Do Restaurants Use Sous Vide?

Sous vide is a popular culinary technique that literally means ‘under vacuum’, and is something that you will see as an increased sight in cooking shows like Masterchef. Instead of pan-fried or pot-boiled, sous vide food is prepared inside a vacuum sealed package and then subjected to intense heat directly …

Can You Reuse Sous Vide Bags?

Buying sous vide bags all the time can get expensive real quick. It’s also not the best thing for the environment. So, you might be wondering if you can reuse sous vide plastic bags. This article will cover everything you need to know about reusing sous vide bags. This includes …

Is Sous Vide Cooking Healthy?

The short answer is – yes, cooking food with the Sous Vide is one of the healthiest methods of cooking. Health and nutrition is becoming more and more important with many people beginning to pay close attention to the foods they eat. Thankfully, the Sous Vide is a great aide …

Best Steak Cut for Sous Vide

There is just nothing like a juicy, well marbled steak. However, It’s super easy to overcook steak on a skillet or grill. That’s why meat lovers opt for sous vide because it guarantees a perfect steak every time.  You also don’t have to slave over a hot stove when preparing …

How to Sous Vide in Instant Pot

You might’ve seen a sous vide button on your instant pot but don’t know how to use it. Well, it’s super easy. You won’t need fancy equipment, and sous vide produces the best-quality food every time. Restaurants even use it to get steaks to the perfect temperature without overcooking them. …

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 …

Sous Vide Pronunciation

Ever wonder what the proper pronunciation is for the word Sous Vide, but were too afraid to ask? It’s simple! In order to pronounce Sous Vide, simply say – Sooo (like an ooooo sounding), and then Veeed! So putting it together, its just sooo-veeed! Sooo-Veeed! So, the second “s” in …

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 food.  Just as the water bath evenly distributes the heat, the long cooking times lets your …

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 …

Holiday 2021 Sous Vide Gift Guide

Looking for the perfect gift ideas for the holidays this year? Give the gift of the Sous Vide! Welcome to our Holiday 2021 Sous Vide Gift Buying Guide. Sous Vide is taking the kitchen by storm. It is so easy and fool proof, that anyone can benefit from owning one. …

Sous Vide Cooking Method for Carnivore Dieters

Sous Vide is the ultimate cooking method for carnivore dieters. Sous vide cooking produces restaurant-quality steak every single time. It’s also foolproof because you can leave your steak or fish in the water bath for hours, and it won’t overcook. On my low-carb carnivore journey, sous vide cooking made my …

How to Reheat food in your Sous Vide

One of the lesser known benefits of having a Sous Vide Machine, is the ability to reheat food to the perfect temperature without drying it out or overcooking. Specifically cuts of meat and chicken work best for this, but really you can use anything. Furthermore, the Sous Vide is a …

How to Sear Meat after Sous Vide

One of the most critical, and often under looked part of the sous vide cooking process is actually searing the cut of meat after taking it out of the water bath. Whether it’s a roast, steak, or even chicken, there are certain steps that can make or break the final …

What are the Best Foods to Sous Vide?

While one can basically cook almost anything in a sous vide machine, there are certain foods and recipes that take to immersion cooking extremely well. Many of those foods happen to be household favorites! We will be breaking down the best foods to sous vide in todays article. Best Foods …

History of Sous Vide Cooking

What exactly is Sous Vide Cooking? And where did it originate? In todays article we are going to explore the history of Sous Vide Cooking, and what has contributed to its immense growth recently. While the Sous Vide machine is starting to become more commonplace in the household kitchen, I …

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 …

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 …

Sous Vide Cooking Without a Machine

Sous vide cooking requires a water bath which is held at a steady temperature for a certain amount of time (in order to ensure food is cooked). To recreate this at home, one article states that all you need is a thermometer, a pot of water, and a stove with …

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 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 …