Cole Wagoner, Author at Anova Culinary

The Secrets to Sous Vide Ramen

It’s more than just a cheap college eat, ramen has gained popularity worldwide in the food scene, and for good reason. Rich broth, creamy eggs, and the most insane pork belly topping make for a meal to remember. But let’s be honest…it’s a bit of a chore to cook and assemble all those ingredients at home. Sometimes it’s easier to go out and pay $15 for a bowl of the slurp-worthy soup – but save your cash and whip up a better version at home.

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Meet the Anova Madness Elite Eight!

March may be over, but Anova Madness is just beginning to heat up. With over 200 entries, we are now down to the Elite Eight – the best of the best #anovafoodnerd dishes of the year. Here’s a first hand look at your fellow #AnovaFoodNerds (in no particular order).

Check out their wicked sous vide dishes, as they share their recipes, with commentary on their Anova sous vide journey.

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This Holiday Season…Put a Lid On It

It’s lid’t nerds!

We’re super-pumped to announce that the Anova Precision Cooker Lid is available for purchase. Covering your sous vide pot ensures maximum efficiency for your Anova essentially eliminating any evaporation.

Sleep easy when you’re cooking that perfect overnight chuck roast, knowing that your cook will wont be interrupted by low water levels.

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Your Total Sous Vide Turkey Guide

Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and we’re here to make your day more delicious – and easier than ever. Check out the recipes below to nail your Thanksgiving centerpiece – whether you want a whole bird, a smoked and sous vide breast, or just juicy dark and white meat cooked separately, we got a recipe for you! (more…)

Want a wicked sear? Grab the mayonnaise!

You pull that perfectly juicy steak from the water bath. All that’s left between you and heaven is a quick sear to crisp up the crust. We’ve heard of all the common methods: canola oil, butter, etc. What if we told you there’s a better way? Mayonnaise. Yes. When mayo is suggested an option, people usually stop listening – but before you brush past this method, hear us out.

There are good reasons this popular sandwich spread produces a superior sear. Learn more below and unlock the secrets to some seriously superb sears.

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Crush your weekend tailgate, sous vide style!

There’s nothing fantasy about this football feast. We’ve all been to the tailgate party with limp hotdogs, tepid chicken wings, and overcooked hockey pucks called hamburgers. Why celebrate your superb football team with subpar food? Step into the sous vide tailgate world, and watch all your football food follies disappear. With your Anova Precision Cooker, you can prep, cook, and serve your food easier than ever.

We’ve compiled some of our favorite football approproate recipes below, so you can skip the stress of planning the menu, and focus on the real reason you’re getting up at 6am: some good ol’ football.

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Sous Vide Pork Belly Bowl with #anovafoodnerd Jessica Nelson

Even after Jessica Nelson attended culinary school, she still found cooking meat intimidating and the results were often less than perfect. Thankfully, shortly after her professional training ended, she found the real way to cook like a pro: a shiny new Anova Precision Cooker. Peep one of Jessica’s favorite sous vide recipes below, crazy-tender pork belly piled high in a bowl full of goodness, and learn why she loves cooking with Anova. (more…)