Monthly Archives: January 2011

What is Sous Vide & Why Am I Started This Blog

What is Sous Vide? It’s cooking in warm/hot water with your food in vacuum bags. Kind of like a slow cooker, but using water and plastic bags. To get more technical, here’s a definition from WiseGeek.com “Sous vide is a … Continue reading

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Pork Chops and Brussel Sprouts

I decided that it was high time to move into the magical realm of pork. I got some 1.5″ pork chops and brined them overnight with some peppercorn and fresh garlic. I vacuum sealed them with salt and pepper and … Continue reading

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Tuna Steaks

Last night I tried yet another of my much anticipated items, fish, tuna steaks from our local grocer. Sadly I noticed some after I got these from the fishmonger that were already vacuum sealed, they looked very good and I’ll … Continue reading

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Cooking Container

I used my Calphalon stock pot the first few times but finally hit the kitchen store to purchase a storage bin to use. It is food safe up to a good temperature. I didn’t want to use ping-pong balls or … Continue reading

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Soft Boiled Eggs

Eggs were one of the items that I had been dying to try with the new sous vide rig. Got a chance today and made them for a salad. Cooked them at 147F for a little over an hour, it … Continue reading

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Round One – Rib Eye Steak

After getting home late last night I was excited to get home and officially try out the Sous Vide Pro. I’ll share that here and then try to make the next post an About Me. I picked up a few … Continue reading

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Ready to rock and roll

Got my PolyScience Sous Vide Pro today from Michael Ruhlman. Thanks very much to both him and PolyScience as I couldn’t make myself spend the money and was going to build one! Will be trying to blog the chronicles of … Continue reading

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