Whether you are serving a crowd, or meal planning for the family, cost has to come into play when dinner time rolls around. Learn how to turn some of the cheapest cuts of meat at your grocery store into something magical with Anova. From juicy steak, to totally-tender chicken, to pork that is so juicy it falls apart at the slightest tug, there’s something here for everyone. All of the meaning meats used were less than $3 per pound meaning an average serving is around $1.50/ per person. Cheap, and totally-delicious? Win win! Check out the recipes below. (more…)
As a food writer, former kitchen grunt, and consummate gourmand I tend to know my way around a brisket. That all changed when I got an Anova Precision Cooker. The accuracy of my cook times massively increased and I was able to actually relax while executing low and very slow cooks.
Over time I’ve tinkered a lot with spice rubs, marinades, and even flash brines. I’ve whittled my recipe down to the bare basics so that the meat truly shines through. I tend to hit up my local butcher for a specific cut and size. I cook for a family of four — so a 2 to 3 pound brisket generally does the trick for a Sunday dinner and then some tasty sandwiches going into the next week’s lunches. I like the get a cut of brisket that’s half lean and half streaked with plenty of fat and nice fat cap running along the whole piece. It’s not essential to track down a butcher that’ll make perfect cuts just for you. You can easily grab yourself a nice piece from your local grocery store. Once you have a nice piece of brisket, the rest is pretty straight forward with a succulent end result.(more…)