Supporting Local Food Entrepreneurs with La Cocina

Across the U.S., every restaurant, big or small, has been impacted by the ongoing coronavirus crisis. Many entrepreneurs have had to make difficult decisions to temporarily close their restaurants and lay off staff while others have done their best to pivot and continue to do what they love: feed the community.

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How to Use your Sous Vide Sustainably Part 3: Glass Edition

Many people associate the term “sous vide” with cooking in plastic bags — but as we’ve discovered in the past two weeks there are alternative cooking methods to choose from. Glass canning jars are a great option, especially for recipes that require a lot of liquid or high cooking temperatures. Beans, pickles and grains all work well in jars, as do desserts such as cakes and custards. Not to mention infused cocktails and cold brew coffee (that’s right – you can make cold brew coffee in glass jars). Glass may seem like a non-traditional method, but it remains stable under a wide range of temperatures making it a great, reusable and eco-friendly option! (more…)

Skip the Grocery Lines and Fight Food Waste with Anova + Imperfect Foods

Here at Anova, we LOVE food – but we don’t love wasting it. So when we found out that over 20 billion pounds of food is thrown away every year simply because it doesn’t look “pretty” enough, we decided to do something about it. This month, to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, Anova is teaming up with Imperfect Foods to raise awareness around food waste. Since 2015, Imperfect Foods has disrupted the food system by saving produce deemed “cosmetically imperfect” and delivering them to customers’ doors at a discounted rate.

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Vegetarian Buddha Bowl Recipe with Brita Britnell from Food With Feeling

This month, Anova teamed up with Imperfect Foods and Food with Feeling founder and influencer Brita Britnell to bring you our first (incredibly delicious) sous vide vegetarian buddha bowl.

Brita used her Anova Precision® Cooker Pro, the Anova Reusable Silicone Sous Vide Bag in partnership with Stasher, plus ingredients such as onions, peppers, sweet potatoes, quinoa, garlic, fresh herbs, olive oil and more from her Imperfect Foods box to create the mouthwatering recipe – all while fighting food waste from her home.

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Introducing Anova’s Refurbishment Program

This year, Anova introduced a refurbishment program in the US and Canada to extend the life cycle of our cookers, keeping them out of landfills and providing our customers with longer lasting, more sustainable devices.

The process of refurbishment means that products have been repaired or restored to like-new condition. Through our partner, CoreCentric Solutions, every Anova refurbished product completes a robust process that includes full testing. All parts are guaranteed to meet or exceed the quality of the original device and will be safely mailed to you in a 100% recyclable cardboard box and plastic insert.

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