March 04, 2010

now i want a sous-vide cooker

It’s simple enough that it can be accomplished with about 5 minutes of active work, and under an hour from start to finish. Why would anyone want to cook a steak sous-vide, you might ask? The short answer is flawless execution.


Serious Eats does a fantastic writeup about cooking steak sous-vide – with detailed instructions, photos, the results of controlled experiments, and even a chart or two. Having overcooked more than a steak or three in my short cooking career, sous-vide results are awfully tempting…