Okay, when you think ‘Fourth of July’ you think barbeque steaks rather than sous vide steaks, but who says you can’t have the best of both worlds? If you are new to the world of making restaurant-worthy meals at home, or you’re looking to upgrade your sous vide gear, you’re in luck. During Independence Day sales in 2019, many of the most popular, best selling sous vide cookers and gadgets will be up for grabs with some seriously good deals and offers that are impossible to pass up. So, while you’re firing up the grill, use that time to think about other options for preparing meat and other mouthwatering delicacies… and use these incredible bargains to get yourself all you need to start your sous vide journey. Because once you try food prepared with the sous vide technique, you’ll realize what you’ve been missing out on for all this time.
Sous vide method of food preparation is centered around cooking food in hot water baths, at longer periods of time and at a regulated temperature of the water. The food is usually held in vacuumed bags or pouches during the cooking. As a result of this slow cooking in hot water, the meat turns out perfectly juicy and tender, vegetables retain their valuable nutrients and perfect texture- you can even prepare creamy, out-of-this-world desserts with this method. However, to make sure you get these impressive results, you do need to have the proper equipment. The most important tool in your array will be your sous vide oven or an immersion circulator. These heating devices keep the water at the right temperature, which is the basis on which sous vide operates. Next, you have your containers, clamps, bags, and so forth- all the little things that make everything come together.
In case you are just starting your sous vide journey, Independence Day sales are a perfect time for it. A lot of the must-have sous vide items will have slashed prices, so you can get some really high-quality products for less. For instance, a beginner-friendly immersion circulator could cost you under $100- a steal for some of these products. Even if you are seasoned sous vide master, the Fourth of July discounts could make you reach for your credit card, too. Have a sous vide oven you’ve been eyeing for some time, or want to replace that wonky old pot with a quality container? Use this opportunity to snag them without hurting your budget!
We’ve put together a list of sous vide gadgets that anyone should have in their pantry and that will be part of the Fourth of July sales. Our goal was to create a diverse list, so you’ll be seeing everything from immersion circulators to vacuum sealers and everything in between. The handpicked products are all on top of their respective categories, both in terms of quality and performance, and the offers you get on them are seriously good. So make sure not to miss out on these fantastic savings on sous vide for Independence day- and get yourself a little something from your wishlist.
Small, sleek, and powerful- it’s no wonder so many people are enamored with the Breville (formally Chefsteps Joule). Ideal for beginners and experienced users both, this innovative app-powered gadget even works with Alexa. As this is one of the most wished for sous vide devices, it could also make a perfect gift for a foodie in your life–it’s hard to miss with Joule.
If you’re not too crazy about disposables, you are probably reluctant to try sous vide. However, these fantastic reusable silicone bags for sous vide cooking eliminate any concern about overuse of plastics! Simply wash out the bags (by hand or in a dishwasher) and they are ready for the next use.
This ultra quiet, digital immersion circulator has its own clamp, so it is easy to position in a pot or container. A budget-friendly option, Wancle is a perfect choice for beginners or people who shy away from wireless or app-connected gadgets, as this device has no WiFi or Bluetooth connection. It’s just you and the display- extremely easy to use!
An alternative to sous vide clamps or floating bags, this stainless steel rack with weights will keep all of your sous vide bags in one place while they’re cooking. With 7 removable dividers, you can fit up to 6 sous vide bags pet batch- more than enough for most users.
While immersion circulators are more compact and easier to store, they do require a few additions, such as a container, to really work. Sous vide oven is an all in one appliance, so apart from sous vide bags, you won’t need anything else to get started.
The built-in cutter makes it easy to create a custom-size bag from the roll, which is brilliant. You won’t have to waste bags or take up space in the sous vide bath with bags that are too large for the contents.
Anova Precision Cooker is a bestseller in its category–and with good reason. A steady, reliable gadget with a good price, this immersion circulator is easy to use and will impress you with its powerful performance.
If you don’t want (or can’t fit) a dividing rack, but want to make sure your sous vide bags stay put while the water is circulating, you need sturdy clips to hold them. These are not only strong, but they’re also made to last.
A powerful sous vide oven, this appliance comes with its own stainless steel rack for dividing sous vide bags- which are also included, so you won’t need to buy anything else to get apart from the food to get started. The TINVOO holds up to 10 sous vide bags, boasts digital controls, and it is ideal for large families.
You may opt for an old pot, but it’s much more energy-efficient to use a proper container with a tight-fitting lid with a cut out for the immersion circulator. Rubbermaid is one of the most popular options out there, and with this price- an absolute bargain.