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<b>Thermodynamics</b> of Sous-vide; the Science of Sous-vide

Thermodynamics of Sous-vide; the Science of Sous-vide

Sous-vide Science Sous-vide cooking uses a hot water bath set to a precise and consistent temperature to cook food in a bag which has had the air removed from it. You know all that by now, but do you understand how the food actually cooks? […]

<b>Duck, Duck, or Goose</b>: Sous-vide Waterfowl

Duck, Duck, or Goose: Sous-vide Waterfowl

Duck, the other dark meat. Comparable to none and a rarity for most home kitchens, duck is a treat that everyone should be sure to try. Both the eggs and the flesh of a duck can be quite the delicacy when prepared correctly. Unfortunately a […]

<b>Sous-vide Scallops</b>

Sous-vide Scallops

Shortly after the first time I cooked sous-vide scallops, a friend asked why I spent five times as long as necessary to cook them. He said “5 minutes in a skillet and I would have the same thing!”. I had to correct him, explaining how […]

<b>Elk Tongue</b> – Long Haul <b>Lengua</b>

Elk Tongue – Long Haul Lengua

Tongue/Lengua I have a deal with my local butcher. He butchers a cow a week and when he isn’t interested in keeping and preparing the beef tongue himself, he gives me a call and I pay low end market costs on it. He makes a […]

<b>Cornish Game Hens</b>, a bird in the hand

Cornish Game Hens, a bird in the hand

Cornish game hens They are in fact not game birds at all, but chickens. Smaller, and quicker to mature for meat production, but really just a broiler chicken. The result of a cross by breeders in Connecticut between ‘Cornish Game’ and ‘Plymouth Rock’ chicken breeds, the […]

Sous Vide and the <b>Keto Diet</b>

Sous Vide and the Keto Diet

Cook right, eat right; a nutritional biology primer Over the past few years, so-called ‘fad diets’ have started to make more sense to follow. As a person, shouldn’t we eat like people? Thats where the ‘fad diet’ term goes out the door. What I’m talking […]

Chicken, <b><i>sans</i> air</b>

Chicken, sans air

Chicken. A most versatile bird in the hands of all. From the most adept of cooks to the most amateur food preparer, it is a staple in many kitchens. The white meat of the breast runs about 190 calories per quarter pound and is great […]

SousVide makes the most of <b>meal prep</b>

SousVide makes the most of meal prep

Meal Prep and Sous-vide My dad likes to plan out and schedule things, it’s one of the life skills I learned from him. I remember during my adolescent years there was a long period of time where each Sunday he would spend a couple of […]

Improve Your <b>Kitchen Net Worth</b>; How Sous-Vide Will Make You A Better Cook

Improve Your Kitchen Net Worth; How Sous-Vide Will Make You A Better Cook

It sure is hard to believe anyone who says they have no interest in becoming a better cook. In fact, more and more younger people are interested in staying home to cook more often, rather than go out to eat all the time. Culinary skills are […]

Getting <b>Searious</b> About Sous-Vide!

Getting Searious About Sous-Vide!

Sous-vide allows for a perfectly cooked protein through-and-through, but alone it’s still missing something- the crust! When meat is the main focus of the meal a proper sear ties a dish together. The flavor, the texture, the look, and contrast – they are all meal […]