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Make Hollandaise Sauce the Easy Way With an Immersion Circulator

Staying home is almost always preferable to going out, particularly before noon. Going out for brunch means standing in line, drinking weak mimosas, and (depending on the establishment) being around children. But all of that can be worth it if the place has a good eggs benedict, mainly because hollandaise sauce is…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Cook Garlic Before Adding It to Your Sous-Vide Bag

The words “that’s too much garlic” have never escaped my lips. Garlic should be added with wild abandon to recipes—one should double, if not triple the suggested amount—but, if that recipe is of the sous-vide kind, you should definitely, without a doubt, cook the garlic before it goes into the bag.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Sous Vide Some Truffles for Your Valentine

Try as I might to act like I am immune to aggressively cloying nature of February 14th, I actually kind of dig Valentine’s Day. Maybe it’s because my particular brand of anxiety is soothed by a brightly colored and visually uniform grocery store display, but it’s probably thanks to my love of candy,particularly…Read more… Continue […]

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Make Your Own ‘Dirty Water Dogs’ With a Sous-Vide Setup

Hot dogs are the ultimate easy crowd pleaser. They’re already cooked, so you don’t have to worry about poisoning anyone, and even the most picky youth can rarely resist a good dog. “Dirty water dogs”—the ones you get from a cart that sit in a vat of salty water—may seem like a treat you can […]

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You Can Make These Smoky, Sous-Vide Ribs Without a Grill or Smoker

As someone who lives in a tiny studio apartment, I don’t get to do a lot of grilling, smoking, or any other outdoor cooking. This makes me very sad, because I do love smoked and grilled meats. (Grilled vegetables are also fantastic, but we’re not talking about those right now.) Fortunately, a sous vide setup—which […]

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How to Make Chuck Roast Taste Like Prime Rib

Hello, my friends, and welcome back to Will It Sous Vide?, the column where I usually make whatever you want me to with my immersion circulator. This week we’re using our precisely controlled water bath to transform something somewhat pedestrian into something quite special.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Make Your Pre-Cooked Ham Taste Amazing

Besides mini chocolate eggs, pre-cooked spiral cut hams—also known as “city hams”—have always been my favorite part of Easter. Since there is no danger of undercooking, we’re free to focus flavor. Heating and serving may seem simple enough, but you can overdo it in the oven. This leads to a dry, chewy pork product,…Read more… […]

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