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Pickled Sous Vide Vegetables

Courtesy of SousVide Supreme Culinary Specialist, Madeline Fiore We use radishes or asparagus here, but any fresh spring vegetables will work as will those that come on later in the year. Pickle root vegetables, such as carrots or beets, as you would the radishes and tender vegetables, such as mushrooms, cucumbers, cauliflower or green beans, as you would the asparagus. Vegetables should be cut no more than 1/2″ (1.25 cm) thick in wedges or batons. INGREDIENTS 12 ounces (340g) radishes (trimmed, unpeeled, quartered) OR asparagus (woody ends trimmed) 2/3 cup (160ml) white wine vinegar 2/3 cup (160ml) water 3 tablespoons … Read More

Ahi Poached in Duck Fat L’Orange with Caramelized Figs

Courtesy of Linda Miller Nicholson, SaltySeattle.com Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 1 pound (454 g) block sushi-grade ahi tuna (COLD) Kosher salt and pepper 4 tablespoons (57 g) duck fat, solid 2 organic oranges, one for juice and zest, one for slices 2 tablespoons (30 ml) honey 1 tablespoon (15 ml) champagne vinegar 4 figs, quartered ¼ cup (60 ml) duck stock (use chicken, if duck is not on hand) DIRECTIONS Fill and preheat SousVide Supreme water oven to 138F/59C Pat the tuna dry and season it with salt and pepper. Put the tuna into a cooking pouch along with duck fat … Read More

Share Your Sous Vide Story Contest

  Tell us why you like cooking sous vide –or, if you don’t have a sous vide machine–why you would like to cook sous vide, for a chance to win $200 towards SousVide Supreme’s online store and a copy of the highly-acclaimed Modernist Cuisine at Home book!   Here are some sample questions and ideas to get you started: What was your sous vide AHA! moment? What piqued your interest in sous vide cooking? Tell us about your sous vide holiday experience. Have you ever taken your sous vide machine on the road? Any attempts at making  your own sous … Read More

Sous Vide Turkey Makes Holiday Cooking Easy

If you have a spare 10 minutes of hands-on time, you can turn out the most succulent, juicy, perfectly cooked white turkey meat you’ve ever eaten.  OK.  We’re not talking actual cooking time; that’s about 2 to 4 unattended hours. But isn’t your hands-on time what really matters?  When you’re up to your eyebrows in tasks to get ready for Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner, who needs the stress of timing, basting, and keeping the eagle eye on the bird to avoid culinary disaster?  You’ve got better things to do than be a slave to the stove. Take a look at how … Read More

Sous Vide Rhubarb Compote

Makes 1/2 cup (120 ml) ?? stalks rhubarb, sous-vide cooked 1 ounce (30 ml) Rhubarb Rose Syrup 1. Put the rhubarb and syrup into a blender or food processor fitted with a steel blade and puree to as chunky or smooth a consistency as you desire. 2. Store in an air-tight jar, in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. 3. Stir it into yogurt, warm it slightly to pour over pistachio or vanilla ice-cream, place a dollop on panna cotta, use as a filling for hand-pies or add a bit to your next cheese plate.

Tips & Tricks | Pouch Liquor: Pure Culinary Gold for Sauces

One of the elements that makes a meat dish transcendant is a velvety sauce. And nothing makes a better sauce than the concentrated broth of the meat itself – in French, the fond. In the pan, it’s the brown bits of caramelized meat juices that stick to the bottom. In the sous vide pouch, it’s the concentrated liquid that accumulates during cooking. Strain it and use it, like the pure culinary gold that it is, au naturel or as the base for a sauce. Making a sauce is simple and demands only these basic elements: fat, aromatics, and liquid (broth, … Read More

Queso Blanco Dip Sous Vide

Serves 4 to 6 Ingredients 1-1/2 cups (195 g) asadero or Chihuahua cheese*, finely shredded 4 ounces (113 g) diced green chilies 1/4 cup (60 ml) half-and-half 2 tablespoons (20 g) onion, grated 2 teaspoons (10 ml) ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) salt 1 serrano pepper, stemmed and finely chopped (seeds optional to your liking)  Instructions Fill and preheat the SousVide Supreme to 175F/80C. Put all ingredients into a large (gallon/3.8 liter) zip-closure cooking pouch and use the displacement method (Archimedes’ Principle) to remove the air and zip the seal. Submerge the pouch in the water bath to cook for about 30 minutes, … Read More

Gazpacho-Infused Bulldog Gin

Recipe courtesy of Jason Cousins, Beverage Director Mondrian Hotel NYC 1 hothouse cucumber, diced 3 scallions, trimmed and chopped 4 whole chives, diced 10 sprigs mint, diced 10 sprigs basil, diced 1 bell pepper, stemmed, seeded, and diced 1 liter Bulldog gin 1. Fill and preheat the SousVide Supreme to 140F/60C. 2. Add ingredients to a zip-closure cooking pouch. Use the displacement method (Archimedes Principle) to remove the air and zip the seal. 3. Submerge in the water oven to cook for 2 hours. 4. Remove pouch and submerge in an ice bath (1/2 ice ½ water) for 10 minutes. … Read More