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Easy Asparagus

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 1 pound (456 g) asparagus, medium thickness stalks, trimmed 1 tablespoon (15 ml) extra virgin olive oil or butter salt and pepper to taste INSTRUCTIONS Fill and preheat the SousVide Supreme to 176F/80C. Drizzle the spears with olive oil (or add butter) and season with salt and pepper. Put the asparagus into one or more cooking pouches in a single layer and vacuum seal. Submerge in the water bath and cook for 15 minutes. Pull the pouch out of the water bath, open it immediately, and serve, as is or topped with your favorite sauce.

Asparagus Citronette with Crispy Pancetta

Courtesy of Staff Blogger, Madeline Fiore Serves 6 INGREDIENTS For the citronette 1 large orange, zest and juice 1 small shallot, peeled and minced 2 teaspoons (10 ml) Dijon mustard 2 pinches sea salt 1 pinch freshly ground black pepper 1/3 cup (80 ml) extra-virgin olive oil, plus a glug for drizzling For the asparagus 2 pounds (907g) asparagus, medium thickness stalks 8 ounces (227g) pancetta, thinly sliced   INSTRUCTIONS Fill and preheat the SousVide Supreme to 190F/87C. In a small bowl mix together the orange juice, zest, and shallots and let macerate for 15 minutes. Stir the dijon mustard … Read More

Sous Vide Candied Sweet Potatoes

Courtesy of Chef Josh Horrigan, The Chef’s Academy Servings: 4-6 depending on size of ramekin INGREDIENTS 4 cups (720 g) sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed into ½ inch (1.25 cm) pieces 4 tablespoons (56 g) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces 4 tablespoons (60 ml) brown sugar 1 teaspoon (15 ml) ginger root, finely minced 1 pinch cinnamon 1 pinch cayenne pepper 1 pinch ground clove salt and pepper to taste 1 cup (50 g) mini marshmallows 1 to 2 tablespoons (15 to 30 ml) brown sugar, optional addition for topping   INSTRUCTIONS Fill and preheat the SousVide Supreme to … Read More

Asparagus with Integrity

Although what sous vide cooking does for meat, poultry, or fish is the stuff of legend, elevating the ordinary to the sublime, you might be surprised at what it can do for a humble vegetable. One of the benefits of sous vide cooking is that it amplifies the natural flavors in foods, so beets taste beetier and carrots more like carrots. This gentle and precise method brings out the best in whatever goes in the bag. Another bonus of this technique is the ability to fully cook vegetables without turning them to mush. The result is not so much a … Read More