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What is Sous Vide anyway?

What is Sous Vide anyway?

You may have looked at your vacuum sealer’s packaging or the manual and seen the phrase sous vide, only to ask yourself what it all means. Sous vide, French for “under pressure,” or more specifically, “under vacuum.” It’s a cooking method where food is placed in a vacuum sealed bag (Hey, we sell vacuum sealers that do just that!) and the bag is placed in a hot water bath. By placing the food in a vacuum bag as you cook it, the juices, flavors, and aromas stay sealed inside with nowhere to go. One of the advantages of cooking sous...