Cookbook Giveaway - Sous Vide at Home

Sous Vide at Home: The Modern Technique for Perfectly Cooked Meals by Lisa Q. Fetterman and Meesha Halm and Scott Peabody demystifies immersion circulation technology while providing easy recipes for the home kitchen. 

For more information on this title, please see our author interview post.

We are pleased to offer three copies of Sous Vide at Home to our EYB Members in the U.S. One of the entry options is to answer the following question in the comments section of this blog post:

Do you have a sous vide and if so what is your favorite thing to make?

Please note that you must be logged into the Rafflecopter contest before posting or your entry won't be counted. If you are not already a Member, you can join at no cost. The contest ends at midnight on February 24th, 2017
 

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79 Comments

  • rchesser  on  1/22/2017 at 7:57 PM

    I do have a sous vide, and still waiting for a vacuum sealer.

  • dbcurrie  on  1/22/2017 at 8:37 PM

    Yes! I've been cooking sous vide for a while. I think it's a tossup between tender meats like steak or rib roast ... or tough meats like short ribs or oxtails. I use mine a lot!

  • lebarron2001  on  1/22/2017 at 8:52 PM

    I have a sous vide and my favorite thing to make with it is short ribs.

  • Felicity  on  1/22/2017 at 9:41 PM

    The next great challenge I want to work with is sous vide. I want to cook a steak at 65 degrees, lock marinade into fish. I have vacum sealer and have put the sous vide on my birthday list. I would love this book.

  • camtncook  on  1/22/2017 at 9:45 PM

    We've been cooking sous-vide for a while. I like to cook things ahead-chicken, steak and vegetables. That gives me a head start on dinner.

  • alexswang  on  1/22/2017 at 9:48 PM

    No I don't but is planning on getting one. I'd love to cook steaks using sous-vide.

  • emfdvm  on  1/22/2017 at 10:17 PM

    We have two devices. So far I think the lesser steak cuts benefit most from sous vide treatment. More tender and more flavor.

  • debkellie  on  1/23/2017 at 12:08 AM

  • motherofpearl81  on  1/23/2017 at 7:16 AM

    I do not have a system yet but I plan on getting one very soon. My brother-in-law made us a prime rib using this method on New Years Eve and it was to die for! I would love to learn how to cook this way.

  • kgmom  on  1/23/2017 at 7:59 AM

    My favorite so far - steel cut oats. Easy and delicious!

  • Chef_Jen  on  1/23/2017 at 8:17 AM

    I've made some great pulled pork & pork belly.

  • bstewart  on  1/23/2017 at 10:46 AM

    No, but plan to get one soon -- and look forward to making perfect steak.

  • ninaarahgnis  on  1/23/2017 at 10:46 AM

    I don't have one :(

  • Laura64  on  1/23/2017 at 11:26 AM

    I don't use mine nearly enough but our favorite meat to cook is pork. Ribs, tenderloin, roast - you name it. We've even done corn on the cob but I'm not sure it's any better sous vide.

  • rejcooks  on  1/23/2017 at 11:58 AM

    Have one, but haven't used it yet! Looking for inspiration.

  • ravensfan  on  1/23/2017 at 12:32 PM

    I don't have one but hope to get one soon.

  • AnnaZed  on  1/23/2017 at 6:30 PM

    I don't have a Sous Vide set-up yet; I passionately want one though.

  • JulesLP  on  1/23/2017 at 8:06 PM

    I have a Sous Vide, only used it once for a steak, looking forward to trying more.

  • lgroom  on  1/23/2017 at 8:07 PM

    Don't have one yet but I plan to get one as soon as I settle from an upcoming move.

  • sgump  on  1/23/2017 at 8:25 PM

    I do not--but, in skimming through the comments so far, I seem to be way behind the curve! (Either that or Eat Your Books subscribers/readers are on the cutting edge of kitchen technology.)

  • deucemom  on  1/24/2017 at 7:36 AM

    Yes, I received a SV circulater for a gift and use it at least once a week. Pork chops have been the best - as I tend to overcook them. Scallops last night were delicious.

  • MmeFleiss  on  1/24/2017 at 8:26 AM

    I love using my Anova for steaks.

  • alirov  on  1/24/2017 at 10:13 AM

    Yes, I do have one and I use it all the time! I think I make steak the most often with it although I got my mom a copy of this book and made a few things out of it before I gifted the book. Everything came out so good!

  • Siegal  on  1/24/2017 at 10:51 AM

    I'm dying to try mking it myself

  • SheilaS  on  1/24/2017 at 12:58 PM

    I have an Anova circulator. Most frequent uses: chicken breast (I like to flatten and then roll it up with pesto or prosciutto & cheese), salmon and just gently thawing anything from the freezer.

  • snowflake  on  1/25/2017 at 3:12 PM

    I have an Anova and a Joule. I have been cooking Sous Vide for many years beginning with a PID controller and a rice cooker! I do not have a chamber vacuum sealer because I am happy to use my Foodsaver. My favourite thing to cook this way is chuck eye steak/roast at 54.5°C for 24 hours.

  • DanieleK  on  1/25/2017 at 10:12 PM

    I gave my husband a sous vide for Christmas, but we have not made anything with it yet. We will probably make rib eye first.

  • rustwood  on  1/26/2017 at 3:45 AM

    We have 2 devices. Pork belly is pretty great, but prime rib worked really well too.

  • ktwalla  on  1/26/2017 at 9:02 AM

    I have the sous vide supreme and the anova I'm really loving sous vide bacon these days.

  • JensCooks  on  1/26/2017 at 9:21 AM

    We love short ribs, but right now we're into sous vide vegetables.

  • sarahawker  on  1/27/2017 at 9:28 AM

    I do not, but would love to try it!

  • dan.guarracino  on  1/27/2017 at 10:11 AM

    Yes! So far, I've only made steaks (ribeye and strip steaks). The recipes on Serious Eats (usually from Kenji) have been great!

  • mph993  on  1/27/2017 at 1:47 PM

    Yes we do! Our favorite is tuna confit, for salad or sandwiches.

  • dockhl  on  1/27/2017 at 8:44 PM

    Salmon, of course. Lamb chops...half-cooked /sous-vide turkey, carrots! So many fun things to learn :)

  • cocecitycook  on  1/27/2017 at 8:54 PM

    Have not made the investment yet. Would love to learn more about using a sous vide.

  • Wsneirson  on  1/27/2017 at 10:24 PM

    Just bought one. So far, amazing rare tuna steak. Looking to expand.

  • etesla  on  1/27/2017 at 10:29 PM

    Egg bites!

  • hippiechick1955  on  1/27/2017 at 10:30 PM

    Unfortunately, I do not have a sous vide but maybe nt too far in the future.

  • ltsuk  on  1/27/2017 at 11:05 PM

    I do not have one, closest I get is a slow cooker. A friend does sous vide and I love anything she cooks with it!

  • t.t  on  1/28/2017 at 12:42 AM

    I don't have one yet, but the best thing I ever had cooked sous vide was salmon.

  • linded  on  1/28/2017 at 7:14 AM

    I use my sous vide for perfectly cooked salmon, steak and poached eggs. I'd love to get a vacuum sealer, but for now I use a Food Saver.

  • clkandel  on  1/28/2017 at 11:22 AM

    I just got a sous vide for Christmas. So far I've used it to reheat fish and steak. Love that they don't overcook using this method.

  • donnadwalker  on  1/28/2017 at 11:20 PM

    I have a Joule and an Anova. My most frequent use is for (perfect!) Hollandaise. Our asparagus never had it so good. I also use for (Black) Cod, Chilean Sea Bass, and Duck Breast.

  • Katiefayhutson  on  1/30/2017 at 1:12 PM

    I don't have one yet but I have been wanting to use it for pastry cream and some various dessert applications.

  • SilverSage  on  1/30/2017 at 2:49 PM

    I have 2 units - one water oven and one circulator. I just love how it dies seafood of any kind.

  • auntietina  on  1/31/2017 at 12:28 AM

    So far my favorite thing I've made with my sous vide is salmon.

  • Teruska  on  1/31/2017 at 3:27 PM

    Looking forward to getting a sous vide. This book is intriguing.

  • mariehuntoon  on  1/31/2017 at 8:11 PM

    No, I don't!!!

  • jcw8  on  2/1/2017 at 7:49 AM

    I have an Anova and love it, I've only made steak so far but am looking to learn more about Sous Vide

  • Corinne  on  2/1/2017 at 8:47 AM

    I have had a Sous Vide Supreme and a commercial grade vacuum sealer for several years, and recently I bought a Joule. I like to cook tougher meats such as short ribs and pork for pulled pork in the Sous Vide Supreme because the water does not evaporate because the unit has a lid. I make great roast beef with chuck roast - pink throughout and very moist. I like to cook products that don't take more than a few hours with the Joule because I find that even covering the pot with plastic wrap, does not stop evaporation. The Joule is great for onsen eggs and hollandaise sauce, as well as large portions of scrambled eggs. I also like it for chicken breasts and pork tenderloin.

  • Sfgordon  on  2/1/2017 at 9:09 AM

    I have a vacuum sealer but not a sous vide. I put the vacuum sealer on my wedding registry two years ago, thinking I would also be able to find and register for a sous vide cooker with the functions I liked, but it never happened then. I want to revisit this now because I would love to try sous vide techniques on eggs and fish.

  • hellmanmd  on  2/1/2017 at 11:32 AM

    I have an Anova and a homemade SV rig, along with a chamber sealer. Love them both, especially for eggs, chicken breasts, and OMG-good-scallops.

  • thecharlah  on  2/2/2017 at 11:17 AM

    I don't but am curious...

  • annieski  on  2/3/2017 at 9:37 AM

    No sous vide.

  • Sofie168  on  2/3/2017 at 4:32 PM

    I have a sous vide but haven't tried it yet.

  • pandapotamus  on  2/6/2017 at 11:08 PM

    not yet!

  • niniacedo  on  2/7/2017 at 2:27 PM

    I just bought the anova precision cooker! And I loved it!. My favorite meal is pork confit.

  • MeganGarcia  on  2/10/2017 at 2:20 PM

    I don't have one yet, but I've heard a lot about using it to make great steaks and fish filets - it's on the wish list!

  • choppergirl  on  2/13/2017 at 12:21 AM

    I don't have one yet but hopefully soon

  • rosiedunningham  on  2/13/2017 at 10:16 AM

    I do have one and I love to marinade all meat and fish using it, especially tuna steaks!

  • bching  on  2/13/2017 at 12:09 PM

    We have a circulator and love to large meat cuts--steak, brisket, pork roast.

  • Jazzygecko  on  2/13/2017 at 6:43 PM

    We have an Anova and I made duck breasts tonight, finished off in cast iron with a late harvest Malbec reduction. Fantastic. So tender.

  • NancyLynn  on  2/13/2017 at 7:00 PM

    We love to make flan, wonderful texture.

  • Tarquinflimbim  on  2/14/2017 at 11:50 PM

    Chicken Breast for salad sold my new expensive devices to my wife. I enjoy all meats, and recently made short ribs and sauce for 24H - wonderful.

  • bethia  on  2/16/2017 at 8:08 PM

    I used to have a sous vide but it broke - this would definitely make me get a new one. I have my eye on a joule. We made an amazing porchetta.

  • landreotti  on  2/18/2017 at 4:10 PM

    No, but would love to give it a try!

  • jemans  on  2/20/2017 at 9:59 AM

    Yes! So far we have used it to cook incredibly tender meat, like pork for Cubans!

  • RSW  on  2/21/2017 at 2:58 PM

    Chinese Tea Eggs

  • Sunshine1  on  2/21/2017 at 3:33 PM

    I had a copy of this great book and a friend permanently borrowed it!!! We have done many of these recipes. Each weekend we would make something for breakfast and another for dinner. This wont disappoint!

  • Uhmandanicole  on  2/21/2017 at 9:40 PM

    I've never sous vide anything before, but I definitely want to try it. One of my good friends swears by sous vide!

  • Sandy.Toes  on  2/22/2017 at 10:49 PM

    I've hacked a sous vide cooker using a slow cooker. We're perfecting steaks currently, and loving it! A real sous vide stick is already on my wish list for next Christmas.

  • Scotsman61  on  2/23/2017 at 12:50 AM

    I do not have a Sous Vide, although I learnt the technique at college

  • PixieCat  on  2/23/2017 at 1:09 AM

    I don't have one yet, but I've been wanting one for a few years now.

  • topdawg11  on  2/23/2017 at 7:40 AM

    I have an Anova sous vide unit and my favorite thing to sous vide now is shrimp. The shrimp just comes out perfect.

  • dmkxr9  on  2/23/2017 at 8:03 AM

    Sous vide makes cooking steaks perfectly almost foolproof! Same goes for other meats that can typically dry out easily cooking by traditional methods

  • jahqdruh  on  2/23/2017 at 8:21 AM

    I don't, but I have been looking at the Anova and plan to buy one.

  • MaryCateBrooks  on  2/23/2017 at 9:03 AM

    Halibut, top with fresh mango salsa=Heaven

  • DanieleK  on  2/23/2017 at 6:25 PM

    We got a sous vide for Christmas but have not yet made anything. We'll probably start with eggs then move on to ribeyes.

  • JenniferAnne  on  2/24/2017 at 4:23 AM

    Yes. I make Korean Short Ribs, for one thing

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