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Anova Nano Sous Vide Circulator Detailed Review

Anova nano   packaging This is a detailed review of the Anova Nano, an inexpensive sous vide immersion circulator recently released by Anova Culinary LLC. This circulator is the latest generation of the Anova line, with the design focused primarily on reducing the cost and size of the circulator, making it available to more sous viders than ever before. But don't let the low cost fool you, this unit has the design, quality, and precision that Anova has built its reputation on. The purpose of this review is to give you the information you need to determine if the Anova Nano is the right immersion circulator for your needs.

Instant Pot SSV800 Accu Slim Sous Vide Circulator - Detailed Review

Ssv800 accu slim This is a detailed review of the SSV800 Accu Slim Sous Vide immersion circulator recently released by Instant Pot. This circulator is the second sous vide circulator that Instant Pot has brought to market. The SSV800 Accu Slim is essentially a smaller, cost-reduced version of the original SV800, with very similar performance characteristics. The purpose of this review is to give you the information you need to determine if the Accu Slim is the right immersion circulator for your needs.

Bernzomatic Torches: TS4000 vs TS8000 for Sous Vide Searing

Bernzomatic boxes As more and more home cooks aspire to become accomplished sous viders, they are experimenting to discover the best ways to create an awesome sear on a variety of proteins. One of the more popular, and the one I use a lot, is to use a torch, either by itself or in conjunction with another technique such is pan frying. There are numerous torch options available, in this article we take a close look at the two Bernzomatic offerings; the Bernzomatic TS4000 and TS8000 and provide a recommendation. We also suggest a potential modification to the torch that you might want to explore. These will allow you to provide a great sear to your sous vide cooking protein.

Tribest Sousvant SV-101 Sous Vide Machine Detailed Review

Tribest sousvant machine 13 This is a detailed review of the Tribest Sousvant SV-101 sous vide machine. It is a all-in-one water oven similar to the Sous Vide Supreme, Mellow, and Oliso Water Oven-Smart Hub.

SV Homewares Sous Vide Magnets Detailed Review

Red magnets in use As a sous vider, sooner or later you will run across the "floating bag challenge". Specifically, this is when the sous vide bag in the water bath begins to float, exposing a portion of the contents above the water level. In this review we present SV Homewares Sous Vide Magnets as one possible solution to that problem.

SO-VIDA Sous Vide Weights - Review

So vida sous vide weights 3 As a sous vider, sooner or later you will run across the "floating bag challenge". Specifically, this is when the sous vide bag in the water bath begins to float, exposing a portion of the contents above the water level. In this review we present SO-VIDA Sous Vide Weights as one possible solution to that problem.

Disc Neodymium Magnets for Sous Vide - Detailed Review

Sous vide bok magnets close As a sous vider, sooner or later you will run across the "floating bag challenge". Specifically, this is when the sous vide bag in the water bath begins to float, exposing a portion of the contents above the water level. In this review we present disc neodymium magnets as one possible solution to that problem.

SO-VIDA Sous Vide Insulation Bands and Mat Review

So vida sleeve lg pot We do our best to keep our readers informed about new modernist cooking-related products. This often includes equipment such as sous vide circulators and containers. In this review we are looking at a sous vide accessory, the SO-VIDA Sous Vide Insulation Bands and Mat. These are designed to insulate a large pot that is being used as a sous vide water bath container.

Best Sous Vide Water Bath Container Systems

Screenshot 2017 12 10 11.43.08 Buying a sous vide circulator is the first step in the sous vide process. You can use your circulator in any pot, and if you are just getting started it's a great way to go, but for maximum sous vide efficiency you may want to turn to a dedicated sous vide water bath. There are several ones that we recommend, and each one has its own lids, racks, and insulators that can make it even better.

Which Sous Vide Machine Should I Buy - Ask Jason

Anova precision circulator sous vide square Trying to figure out which sous vide machine to buy can be hard because there's so many good options. Here's my quick look at the top 4 circulators and why they are great options.

Chef Steps Joule Hands On Review

Sous vide salmon carpaccio joule Here are my thoughts after using the ChefSteps Joule for several months.

Oliso PRO Smart Sealer Review

Oliso vacuum sealer lamb 2 I was recently given a free Oliso PRO Smart Sealer to test out and review. I've been using it for several months now and here's some of my thoughts on it.

Anova Announces the Anova Nano Sous Vide Circulator

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Anova recently announced the launch of their newest sous vide circulator, the Anova Nano. It is slated to be sold for under $100 and weighs only 1.4 pounds. It will have a 700 watt heater, and heat less water, but it should be good for small familes or people just getting into sous vide.

We will provide more updates as the unit becomes available and we can do some hands-on testing with it.

Anova Precision Cooker 900 Watt Release

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One of the main areas the Anova Precision Cooker was lacking in our sous vide benchmark tests was the heating time. It was the slowest machine tested for several years. Anova has now addressed that by releasing a 900 watt version.

How Does the Kitchen Gizmo Compare to Other Sous Vide Machines?

Kitchen gizmo box book Here is how the Kitchen Gizmo sous vide circulator fared on our sous vide benchmark tests.

How Does the Oliso Smart Hub Compare to Other Sous Vide Machines?

Power benchmark oliso The Oliso Smart Hub Sous Vide Machine is a combination induction burner and water bath. Here's how it preformed in our sous vide benchmark tests.

How Does the ChefSteps Joule Compare to Other Sous Vide Machines?

Joule review 4 compare height How does the ChefStep Joule do compared to other circulators? We put it through our sous vide benchmark tests to find out!

ChefSteps Joule Immersion Circulator Detailed Review

Joule review joule and boxes This is a detailed review of the ChefSteps Joule sous vide immersion circulator. This circulator is the first to require a WiFi connection to a smartphone app in order to control it.

Anova Precision Cooker WiFi Immersion Circulator Detailed Review

Anova wifi in box This is a detailed review of the Anova Precision Cooker WiFi immersion circulator. This circulator is the first sous vide machine that is connected via WiFi to a smartphone app.

Sous Vide Machine Benchmark Results

Benchmark setup Our sous vide machine benchmarks will give you all the information you need to compare and contrast the existing sous vide machines.

Gourmia Immersion Circulator Pod Detailed Review

Gourmia review unit   book This is a detailed review of the Gourmia GSV130 immersion circulator pod. This circulator is an entry-level unit that has all the capability needed to create amazing meals using sous vide cooking.

Sansaire Delta Review Announcement

Sansaire delta  angle The Sansaire Delta is the latest sous vide machine from Sansaire. It should come out in 2017 but we have a preview of how it looks and functions.

Do I Need A Sous Vide Machine With WiFi?

Anova precision sous vide full With WiFi becoming available on the latest version of many sous vide machines, the question is: Do I need to have WiFi on my sous vide machine? This article will help you answer that question!

How Much Energy Does Sous Vide Use? The Sous Vide Power Consumption Benchmark

Electric meter This post answers many of the questions such as how much power does sous vide take and how much energy does sous vide use? We tested 6 different setups to answer them.

PolyScience 300 Series Chamber Vacuum Sealer Detailed Review

Polyscience vacuum sealer This is a detailed review of the PolyScience Series 300 Chamber Vacuum Sealer. It lists the many advantages of a chamber vacuum sealer. The unit is then reviewed including its features and operation.

Sous Vide Equipment

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One of the more intimating sides of exploring sous vide is picking the right equipment. Different places will give you different advice, but this article is designed to break it all down into an easy-to-understand format where you can easily determine what sous vide equipment you actually need, and what is right for you.

There are 3 main tasks in sous vide that you need to accomplish, and can buy equipment for. The first is to seal your food, the second is to heat your water, and the third is to sear your food. There are many different ways you can accomplish these tasks, from using Ziploc bags and a beer cooler to purchasing highly-priced professional machines. I dive into each task below and provide information and links that will help you get the right equipment for you. For more information, you can also view all of our sous vide equipment articles.

Modernist Equipment Black Friday, Cyber Monday Deals

Modernist equipment toys Modernist equipment can be expensive! But here are the best Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals that can make the sous vide equipment much more affordable.

Detailed Review of the Nomiku Immersion Circulator

I 0443 The Nomiku immersion circulator sous vide review shows that when attached to a suitable container it will provide an excellent water bath for sous vide cooking.

Sous Vide Machine Benchmark Tests

I 0439 The Sous Vide Benchmark gathers a variety of objective information about some popular sous vide machines including how long it takes to heat up and how consistent they are for the Anova, Nomiku, etc.

Anova Precision Cooker Immersion Circulator Detailed Review

Anova precision circulator sous vide square This is a detailed review of the Anova Precision Cooker, an inexpensive immersion circulator manufactured by Anova Culinary LLC. This circulator, attached to a suitable container, will provide an excellent water bath for sous vide cooking. If you are interested in getting involved with sous vide cooking, this review will give you all of the information you need to determine if the Anova Precision Cooker is the right immersion circulator for your needs.

Sous Vide Collection

Immersion circulators Sous vide is one of the most popular modernist techniques and one that is pushing modernist cooking into the mainstream. From fancy chefs like Thomas Keller and hit television shows like Iron Chef America and Top Chef to everyday restaurants like Panera, sous vide is popping up everywhere.

Sous Vide: Torches

Bernzomatic ts8000 web There are several torches to sear sous vide foods and here are some of the best ones for the home and professional cook to use.

Sous Vide: Water Bath Containers

Cambro 12 quart Due to the increasing popularity of immersion circulators I thought it would be useful to present a variety of options for the sous vide water bath container. For each type I will cover the advantages and disadvantages as well as indicate where they can be purchased.

Sous Vide: Types of Machines

Me sous vide setup There are many different types of sous vide machines available for the home and professional cook but they all have one purpose: to keep the cooking temperature consistent. They do this in different ways and each way has pluses and minuses.

Mellow: The Latest Sous Vide Machine

Mellow sous vide machine The latest entrant in the sous vide machine market is Mellow, a self-contained sous vide machine. The units are comparably priced to a Sous Vide Supreme at $400 and are shipping in about a year.

Sous Vide: Inexpensive Immersion Circulators

Immersion circulators Provides a detailed analysis of inexpensive immersion circulators used for sous vide cooking including the Anova, Nomiku and Sansaire. The article focuses on the differences between the units and then makes a recommendation of the best unit.

How Long Does Sous Vide Take to Heat Up - 2012

Stop watch One common question people ask about different sous vide machines is "How long does it take to heat up the water"? We decided to tackle this question as part of our Sous Vide Machine Benchmark Tests series.

Sous Vide Energy Use - 2012

Lightning One of the questions we often get asked is "How much energy does sous vide use"? We never knew the answer to this question so we decided to look into it. Energy consumption with sous vide is complicated because it differs greatly based on the device you are using, where in the sous vide process you are, and how much water you are heating.

New Sous Vide Supreme Demi

Sous vide supreme demi blue Sous Vide Supreme has just announced the launch of their newest produce, the Sous Vide Supreme Demi. It's a smaller and more compact version of their popular Sous Vide Supreme water bath.

Sous Vide Supreme First Thoughts

Sous vide supreme open I've been very curious to check out the new Sous Vide supreme cooker but couldn't justify spending more money on sous vide equipment. Luckily, through my contact at Sur La Table I managed to borrow a unit from them that I can play around with for a few weeks. I'll post a little more about the Sous Vide Supreme as I use it over the next few weeks but I wanted to share some of my initial thoughts.

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