The Sous Vide Supreme is a solidly average machine, with adequate power and temperature control. It is quite easy to use and has a unique look that is attractive to some people. It's also very quiet, running almost silently, and uses less power than any other machine we tested.
The high price is the biggest negative to the Sous Vide Supreme. It also has more temperature fluctuation than many wand-style circulators, but not enough that most people would notice. It isn't as flexible as wand circulators, since it has a built in water bath. It also lacks many of the new features, such as WiFi or Bluetooth functionality.
For many years the Sous Vide Supreme Water Oven was a top sous vide machine, but as prices have come down on the other circulators, it becomes harder to recommend. It is still on our list because of the ability to do things the wand circulators can't do, such as make stocks, poach, and the other items mentioned. If this is important to you, then the Sous Vide Supreme will do a great job and you'll get your money's worth. However, if you mainly do standard sous vide cooking, or if you are just getting started, we recommend spending less money, and getting a better machine, on one of our top picks like the ChefSteps Joule or Anova Precision Cooker WiFi.
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