Tag Archives: Sous Vide

Sous Vide is french for under vacuum and is a technique of cooking vacuum sealed meats at the desired finish temperature for long periods of time. This has several advantages, first, you will always reach the perfect temperature for dishes such as steak, roasts, prime ribs, fish, etc. Second, the food is ready whenever YOU are ready to eat. Since it stays at the same, perfect temperature for ever, dinner can slip by an hour and not have a major effect. In this section I use the DIY Sous Vide machine that I built, see Caveman Sous Vide below, but the same recipes will also work with a commercial Sous Vide machine.

Perfect Prime Rib

Prime Rib has always been one of my favorite things to order at a restaurant.  Its so juicy and always perfectly cooked.  I’d never tried to make it at home before but I figured I’d give it a shot.  However, when I went to the …

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Sous Vide: Flank Steak

Flank Steak Salad

Last month I posted my DIY Sous Vide machine and I’ve been keeping busy cooking! So far through my experimentation there are some things that are worth cooking (flank steak) and others that aren’t (bacon was a disaster).  Today I’m going to show you how …

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Caveman Sous Vide

Sous Vide Flank Steak

Update: Consumer Sous Vide machines have really dropped in price since I made my sous video machine.  I now recommend an Anova Sous Vide instead of making one. You probably thought I was going to throw some hot rocks into a pool of water, didn’t …

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Faux Pasta Quest: Chicken Squash Alfredo

Finished Chicken Squash Alfredo

The other weekend our friends introduced us to Spaghetti Squash as a pasta replacement. As soon as I saw how simple and noodle like it was, I knew I’d have to try it out in my faux pasta quest.  Last time I used Cabbage as …

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