Announcing Alexa for Anova Precision® Oven

Anova & Alexa: A great new

reason to shout in the kitchen.

Once Alexa’s been paired with your Anova Precision® Oven, there are all kinds of voice prompts you can use to control your Oven. Whether you’re busy handling other tasks at hand, or just don’t feel like getting up from the couch, Alexa and Anova are ready to make thing’s even easier in your kitchen. Ready to get started? Let’s go!

Setting up Alexa with your Anova Precision® Oven

    1. In the Alexa app on your iOS/Android, go to “More->Skills & Games->Search”
    2. Search for “Anova”
    3. Tap the “Anova Oven” skill.
    4. Tap “ENABLE SKILL” to link with your Anova email/account.
    5. Once linked, tap “DISCOVER DEVICES.”
    6. If your oven is on, connected to WiFi, and is connected to your Anova account, you should see that Alexa found your oven.
Easy as that. You’re now connected and ready to say “Alexa, ” followed by any of the following questions or commands:

Preheat and Cook Style Commands

  • Preheat my oven to 350 degrees.
  • Set my oven to Sous Vide at 125 degrees.
  • Set my oven to Bake at 325 degrees.
  • Bake my cookies at 350 degrees in my oven.
  • Set my oven to Sous Vide mode at 125 degrees.
  • Air fry my vegetables at 400 degrees in my oven.
  • Set my oven to dehydrate at 140 degrees.
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4th of July Weekend Recipes

Whether you’re bringing a single dish to a potluck or hosting a full-on feast for family and friends, your sous vide is a guaranteed ace up the sleeve over the upcoming 4th of July weekend.

We’ve rounded up some of our favorite cookout recipes (both traditional and with modern twists) to get you off to a solid start. Think all-American BBQ classics, but forget anything and everything about all the times they’ve wound up too bland, burnt, and dry to have anyone heading back for seconds. Check them all out below.

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Eating with the seasons: Sous vide recipes

Eating with the seasons is one of life’s simple pleasures. In-season food is more flavorful, typically contains more nutrients, and is fresher than most food consumed out of season. The only down side is that summer only comes once a year, so you’d better take advantage while you can! What better way to celebrate this wildly bountiful season than by using sous vide to bring out the best in all the fresh food options at your fingertips?
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Get to know #anovafoodnerd Mom Christina Toh!

There is nothing we can say or do that properly conveys how much love we have for Moms across the world, but we are going to attempt it! Every so often, as we’re scrolling social media and our community pages, someone JUMPS off the page and stops us in our tracks. Christina Toh did just that. Ever since she unboxed her Anova Precision® Oven, she has been sharing her creations far and wide and has inspired thousands! Meet Christina below!

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Meet #anovafoodnerd Super Mom Alice Wan!

Mother’s Day is upon us food nerds! If you can, do Mom a solid and give her a call and tell her how much you love her. That will go a LONG ways.

Our Mother’s Day series continues with #anovafoodnerd Alice Wan. Alice has been cooking with the Anova Precision® Oven and jumped at the opportunity to share her story about how using the APO at home is just what their small family needed!

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Celebrate Earth Month with Fresh Local and Seasonal Seafood!

It’s still Earth Month, food nerds, and we’re back with our second and final Q&A featuring Monique of the Maine Coast Fishermen’s Association. For those who are unfamiliar, MCFA works to enhance the sustainability of Maine’s fisheries by advocating for the needs of community-based fishermen and the environmental restoration of the Gulf of Maine.

Following last week’s Q&A, we received many questions about how to buy local seafood, the best way to store it, and of course how to cook that seafood once it’s in your fridge or freezer. We’ll let Monique fill you in!

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Sous Vide Venison Recipes with Maui Nui Venison!

Last week we introduced you to the good folks at Maui Nui Venison, along with our collaborative limited edition Anova Venison Box. This week we’ve teamed up with some seriously talented #anovafoodnerds to show you their favorite ways to prepare the contents of the venison box. From tenderloin to osso buco, stew chunks and rib racks, we’ve got something for everyone! No matter which cut of wild game you plan on cooking, sous vide ensures you’re going to get the perfectly tender results you’re after – every single time. (more…)